rubesco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rubeō (I am red) +‎ -ēscō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active rubēscō, present infinitive rubēscere, perfect active rubuī (no passive)

  1. I grow or turn red, redden.
  2. I blush, redden.

Inflection[edit]

  • The third principal part is shared with rubeō.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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