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Adjective: blanched  blãncht
  1. Anaemic looking from illness or emotion
    "the invalid's blanched cheeks";
    - ashen, bloodless, livid, white
  2. (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light
    "blanched celery";
    - etiolate, etiolated
Verb: blanch  blãnch
  1. Turn pale, as if in fear
    - pale, blench [dialect]
  2. (cooking) cook (vegetables) briefly
    "blanch the beans before freezing them";
    - parboil

See also: colorless [US], colourless [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: color [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], cook, discolor [US], discolour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Blanched

Blanch, Michael