adjective del·i·tes·cent

Definition of delitescent

  1. :  lying hidden :  obfuscated, latent

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Origin and Etymology of delitescent

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

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to cast off or become cast off

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