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delitescent

[ del-i-tes-uhnt ]
/ ˌdɛl ɪˈtɛs ənt /
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adjective
concealed; hidden; latent.
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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

OTHER WORDS FROM delitescent

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