delitescent

adjective
del·​i·​tes·​cent

Definition of delitescent

: lying hidden : obfuscated, latent

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History and Etymology for delitescent

Latin delitescent-, delitescens, present participle of delitescere to hide, be hidden, from de- + litescere (from latescere to hide, inchoative of latēre to hide)

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“Delitescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/delitescent. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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