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dissilient

[dih-sil-ee-uh nt]
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  1. bursting apart; bursting open.
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Origin of dissilient

1650–60; < Latin dissilient- (stem of dissiliēns, present participle of dissilīre to leap apart), equivalent to dis- dis-1 + -sili- (combining form of sali- leap; see sally) + -ent- -ent
Related formsdis·sil·i·en·cy, dis·sil·i·ence, noun
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