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virescent

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virescent

adjective vi·res·cent \-sənt\

Definition of VIRESCENT

1
:  beginning to be green :  greenish
2
:  developing or displaying virescence

Origin of VIRESCENT

Latin virescent-, virescens, present participle of virescere to become green, inchoative of virēre to be green
First Known Use: 1826

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