antidesiccant

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noun an·ti·des·ic·cant \ˌan-tē-ˈde-si-kənt, ˌan-tī-\

Definition of antidesiccant

  1. :  a protective coating applied to the foliage of a plant to reduce moisture loss :  a substance that prevents desiccation … spray broadleaf evergreens with an antidesiccant to ward off winter dehydration and windburn. — Jessica Damiano

First Known Use of antidesiccant

1964


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