Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In veg. pathol., a sluggish condition of buds or seeds which still possess vitality.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • [11] _Decidit in acutam (febrem) quam cum multis diebus fovisset nec a citris quibus in magna quantitatæ et ex consuetudine vescebatur ... minime abstineret ... ad ultimum in lethargia prolapsus vitam finivit.

    Life of St. Francis of Assisi

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.