canesco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cāneō (I am white) +‎ -ēscō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cānēscō (defective conjugation)

  1. I whiten, become white.
  2. I become grey or hoary.
  3. (figuratively) I grow old.

Inflection[edit]

  • This verb is defective, with only those forms based on the first principal part.

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References[edit]

  • canesco in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879