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efflorescent

[ ef-luh-res-uhnt ]
/ ˌɛf ləˈrɛs ənt /
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adjective

efflorescing; blossoming.
Chemistry.
  1. subject to efflorescence.
  2. covered with or forming an efflorescence.

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Origin of efflorescent

1810–20; <Latin efflōrēscent- (stem of efflōrēscēns), present participle of efflōrēscere to effloresce; see -ent
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