Definitions for ignescentɪgˈnɛs ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignescent(adj)

    can emit sparks or burst into flame

Wiktionary

  1. ignescent(Adjective)

    Emitting sparks of fire when struck with steel; scintillating; as, ignescent stones

  2. Origin: Latin ignescens, present participle of ignescere to become inflamed, from ignis fire: compare French ignescent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignescent(adj)

    emitting sparks of fire when struck with steel; scintillating; as, ignescent stones

  2. Origin: [L. ignescens, p. pr. of ignescere to become inflamed, fr. ignis fire: cf. F. ignescent.]

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