plural -es
: the tendency of a plant or variety to escape infection as a result of having some property (as a thick cuticle or hairy surface) that prevents or hinders inoculation : disease-escaping ability

Word History


irregular from Greek kleidoun to lock up (from kleid-, kleis key) + endysis entry, act of putting on + English -ity

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“Klendusity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/klendusity. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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