Rancescent
Rancescent Ran*ces"cent (r[a^]n*s[e^]s"sent), a. [L. rancescens, p. pr. of rancescere, v. incho. from rancere to be rancid.] Becoming rancid or sour. [1913 Webster]

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  • rancescent — ranˈcescent, a. rare 0. [ad. L. pres. pple. of rancēscĕre.] Becoming rancid. (Webster, 1832.) …   Useful english dictionary

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