dealbate

adjective

de·​al·​bate
dēˈalˌbāt,
-ˈȯl-
botany
: covered with an opaque white powder

Word History

Etymology

Latin dealbatus, past participle of dealbare to whitewash

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“Dealbate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dealbate. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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