enation

[ee-ney-shuh n]
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noun Botany.

a small outgrowth of plant tissue, usually on a leaf, caused by virus infection.

Nearby words

  1. enargite,
  2. enarthrodial,
  3. enarthrosis,
  4. enate,
  5. enatic,
  6. enc.,
  7. encaenia,
  8. encage,
  9. encamp,
  10. encamped

Origin of enation

1835–45; < Latin ēnāt(us) sprouted, sprung forth (see enate) + -ion

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Examples from the Web for enation

  • This matter will be more fully treated of under the head of hypertrophy and enation.

    Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters