pallescent

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

Definition of pallescent

: growing or becoming pale : rather pale

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History and Etymology for pallescent

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

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“Pallescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pallescent. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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