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One entry found for dormant.
Main Entry: dor·mant
Pronunciation: primarystressdodotr-mschwant
Function: adjective
1 : not active but capable of becoming active <a dormant volcano>
2 a : sleeping or appearing to be asleep : SLUGGISH b : having growth or other biological activity much reduced or suspended <a dormant bud>
3 : of, relating to, or used during a period of no or greatly reduced activity or growth <a dormant spray for fruit trees>

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