rufescent

adjective
ru·​fes·​cent | \ rü-ˈfe-sᵊnt How to pronounce rufescent (audio) \

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First Known Use of rufescent

1817, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rufescent

Latin rufescent-, rufescens, present participle of rufescere to become reddish, from rufus red — more at red

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