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enation

[ee-ney-shuh n] /iˈneɪ ʃən/
noun, Botany.
1.
a small outgrowth of plant tissue, usually on a leaf, caused by virus infection.
Origin of enation
1835-1845
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

    Maxwell T. Masters

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