adjective in·cres·cent \in-ˈkre-sənt\

Definition of increscent

  1. :  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

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