dissilient

adjective
dis·​sil·​ient | \ də̇ˈsilyənt, -lēənt \

Definition of dissilient

: springing apart specifically : bursting open (as the ripe capsules of the balsam)

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History and Etymology for dissilient

Latin dissilient-, dissiliens, present participle of dissilire, from dis- apart + silire (from salire to leap)

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“Dissilient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dissilient. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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