Glaucescent
Glaucescent Glau*ces"cent, a. [See {Glaucous}.] Having a somewhat glaucous appearance or nature; becoming glaucous. [1913 Webster]

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  • glaucescent — glaucescent, ente [glosɛsɑ̃, ɑ̃t] adj. ÉTYM. 1866, Littré; dér. sav. du grec glaukos « vert pâle ». ❖ ♦ Didact. Glauque; d une teinte vert grisâtre. ❖ DÉR. Glaucescence …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • glaucescent — glaucescent, ente (glô sè ssan, ssan t ) adj. Terme de botanique. Qui présente une teinte glauque. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Glauque …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • glaucescent — (ˈ) ̷ ̷|sesənt adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin glaucescent , glaucescens, from Latin glauc + escent , escens escent : slightly glaucous : becoming glaucous …   Useful english dictionary

  • glaucescent — glaucescence, n. /glaw ses euhnt/, adj. Bot. becoming glaucous; somewhat glaucous. [1820 30; GLAUC + ESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • glaucescent — glau|ces|cent Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • glaucescent —   Becoming glaucous.   Cf. nitidus …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • glaucescent — glau·ces·cent …   English syllables

  • glaucescent —   a. somewhat glaucous …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • glaucescence — glȯˈsesən(t)s noun ( s) Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin glaucescentia, from glaucescent , glaucescens glaucescent + Latin ia y : the quality or state of being glaucescent …   Useful english dictionary

  • glaucine — ˈglȯˌsēn, ȯsən noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary glauc (from New Latin Glaucium) + ine : a crystalline alkaloid C21H25NO4 found especially in the …   Useful english dictionary

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