transitive verb

: to change into agate or give the appearance of agate to
agatized wood

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary agate entry 1 + -ize

First Known Use

1638, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agatize was in 1638

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“Agatize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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