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enation

[ee-ney-shuh n]
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noun Botany.
  1. a small outgrowth of plant tissue, usually on a leaf, caused by virus infection.

Origin of enation

1835–45; < Latin ēnāt(us) sprouted, sprung forth (see enate) + -ion
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  • This matter will be more fully treated of under the head of hypertrophy and enation.

    Vegetable Teratology</p>

    Maxwell T. Masters