Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of making black.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The act or process of making black.

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  • noun The act or process of making black.

Etymologies

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Latin nigrificare to blacken; niger black + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.

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  • Nigrification also means the action of becoming, or causing to become, black; the process of becoming populated by black people (Oxford English Dictionary).

    July 1, 2011