antidesiccant

[ an-tee-des-i-kuh nt, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈdɛs ɪ kənt, ˌæn taɪ- /

noun Horticulture.

a substance or material applied to a plant, as by spraying, to inhibit moisture loss during transplanting.

Origin of antidesiccant

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