non·​dor·​mant ˌnän-ˈdȯr-mənt How to pronounce nondormant (audio)
: being in such a condition that germination is possible
nondormant seeds
: being in active vegetative growth
nondormant plants

Word History

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of nondormant was in 1940

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“Nondormant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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