immarcescible

adjective

im·​mar·​ces·​ci·​ble
variants or immarcessible
¦i(m)ˌmär¦sesəbəl
immarcescibly adverb
or immarcessibly
-blē

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin immarcescibilis, from Latin in- in- entry 1 + Late Latin marcescibilis withering, from Latin marcescere to wither, fade away + -ibilis -ible

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of immarcescible was in the 15th century

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“Immarcescible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immarcescible. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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