The Collaborative International Dictionary
Exolete \Ex"o*lete\, a. [L. exoletus, p. p. of exolescere to grow out, grow out of use; ex out + olescere to grow.] Obsolete; out of use; state; insipid. [Obs.]
a. 1 That has gone out of use; disused, obsolete. 2 That has lost its virtue; effete, insipid. 3 (lb en of flowers) Faded.