latent bud


Definition of latent bud

: a bud often concealed that may remain dormant indefinitely but under certain conditions develops into a shoot

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First Known Use of latent bud

1760, in the meaning defined above

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“Latent bud.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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