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delitescent

[del-i-tes-uh nt] /ˌdɛl ɪˈtɛs ənt/
adjective
1.
concealed; hidden; latent.
Origin of delitescent
1675-1685
1675-85; < Latin dēlitēscent- (stem of dēlitēscēns), present participle of dēlitēscere to hide away < dē- de- + latēscēre, inceptive of latēre to hide; see latent
Related forms
delitescence, delitescency, noun
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