delitescent

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

adjective

concealed; hidden; latent.

Nearby words

  1. delirium tremens,
  2. delis,
  3. delish,
  4. delist,
  5. delitescence,
  6. delium,
  7. delius,
  8. delius, frederick,
  9. deliver,
  10. deliver the goods

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

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