antitranspirant
A compound designed to reduce plant transpiration. Applied to the leaves of newly transplanted trees, shrubs etc., or cuttings in lieu of misting. Can interfere with photosynthesis and respiration if the coating is too thick or is unbroken.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • antitranspirant — an·ti·tran·spi·rant …   English syllables

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