virescent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Circa 1825, from Latin virescens, present participle of virescere (to become green), from virere (to be green)

Adjective[edit]

virescent (comparative more virescent, superlative most virescent)

  1. Green-like, greenish.
  2. Becoming green.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

virēscent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of virēscō