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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Shriveled, shrunken, or faded from or as if from loss of moisture or sustenance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shriveled; faded.
  • Having withers (of this or that specified kind).

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

  • adjective Faded; dried up; shriveled; wilted; wasted; wasted away.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of wither.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
  • adjective lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness

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