Definition of increscent
: becoming gradually greater : waxing the increscent moon
Origin and Etymology of increscent
Latin increscent-, increscens, present participle of increscere to increase — more at increase
First Known Use: circa 1658
Learn More about increscent
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up increscent? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).