pallescent

adjective pal·les·cent \pəˈlesənt, (ˈ)pa¦l-, (ˈ)pā¦l-\

Definition of pallescent

  1. :  growing or becoming pale :  rather pale

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Origin and Etymology of pallescent

Latin pallescent-, pallescens present participle of pallescere to grow pale, inchoative of pallēre to be pale


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