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


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020