transitive verb
acet·​o·​lyze | \ ə-ˈse-tə-ˌlīz\

Definition of acetolyze

: to subject to acetolysis

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First Known Use of acetolyze

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetolyze

blend of acetolysis and -ize

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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