adjective li·ques·cent \li-ˈkwe-sənt\

Definition of liquescent

  1. :  being or tending to become liquid :  melting

Origin and Etymology of liquescent

Latin liquescent-, liquescens, present participle of liquescere to become fluid, inchoative of liquēre

First Known Use: circa 1727

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