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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Whiten \Whit"en\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whitened; p. pr. & vb.
n. Whitening.] [OE. whitenen; cf. Icel. hv[imac]tna.]
To grow white; to turn or become white or whiter; as, the
hair whitens with age; the sea whitens with foam; the trees
in spring whiten with blossoms.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: (of hair) having lost its color; "the white hairs of old
age" [syn: white, whitened]
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