alcalescent

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alcalescent (comparative more alcalescent, superlative most alcalescent)

  1. Alternative spelling of alkalescent
    • 1775, William Cullen, “Mushrooms”, in Lectures on the Materia Medica, as Delivered by William Cullen, M.D. [], Philadelphia, Pa.: [] Robert Bell, [], OCLC 931361732, page 68:
      Eſculent muſhrooms are very nutritive, very readily alcaleſcent, and more ſo without intermediate aceſcency than any other vegetable; []

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alcali.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

alcalescent (feminine alcalescente, masculine plural alcalescents, feminine plural alcalescentes)

  1. alkalescent

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