blanch


blanch
blanch [bla:ntʃ US blæntʃ] v
[Date: 1300-1400; : Old French; Origin: blanchir, from blanc 'white']
1.) [T]
to put vegetables, fruit, or nuts into boiling water for a short time
Blanch the peaches and remove the skins.
2.) [i]literary
to become pale because you are frightened or shocked
Patrick visibly blanched.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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