defoliate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/diːˈfəʊlieɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theydefoliate
he/she/itdefoliates
present participledefoliating
past tensedefoliated
past participledefoliated

derived word

defoliation

 

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/diːˌfəʊliˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]