nondormant

adjective non·dor·mant \ ˌnän-ˈdȯr-mənt \

Definition of nondormant

1 : being in such a condition that germination is possible
  • nondormant seeds
2 : being in active vegetative growth
  • nondormant plants

First Known Use of nondormant

1940

in the meaning defined at sense 1

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Learn More about nondormant


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up nondormant? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a large number

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!