delitescent

[ del-i-tes-uh nt ]
/ ˌdɛl ɪˈtɛs ənt /

adjective

concealed; hidden; latent.

Origin of delitescent

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

del·i·tes·cence, del·i·tes·cen·cy, noun
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