Incanous In*ca"nous, a. [L. incanus; pref. in- in + canus hoary.] (Bot.) Hoary with white pubescence. [1913 Webster]

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  • incanous — ə̇nkānəs adjective Etymology: Latin incanus, back formation from incanescere to become white, from in in (II) + canescere to become white, incho. of canēre to be gray, white more at canescent : hoary with white pubescence * * * incanous, a. Bot.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • incanous — in·ca·nous …   English syllables

  • incanous —   a. covered with soft white hairs …   Dictionary of difficult words

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