Definitions for lactescent
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Origin: From lactescens, present participle of lactesco
having a milky look; becoming milky
producing milk or a milklike juice or fluid, as the milkweed. See Latex
Origin: [L. lactescens, p. pr. of lactescere to turn to milk, incho. fr. lactere to be milky, fr. lac, lactis, milk: cf. F. lactescent.]
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