virescence

noun
vi·res·cence | \və-ˈre-sᵊn(t)s, vī-\

Definition of virescence 

: the state or condition of becoming green especially : such a condition due to the development of chloroplasts in plant organs (such as petals) normally white or colored

First Known Use of virescence

circa 1888, in the meaning defined above

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