Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Concealed; lying hid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Lying hid; concealed.

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  • adjective Lying uncovered inside; latent

Etymologies

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From Latin delitescens present participle of delitescere ("to hide away").

Examples

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  • adj., Lying hid; latent; concealed.

    August 10, 2008

  • hidden or concealed

    "Her car keys were delitescent under the couch"

    November 1, 2010

  • JM is determined to become more active in delitescent matters.

    April 14, 2011