Definitions for rubescentruˈbɛs ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ru•bes•centruˈbɛs ənt(adj.)

  1. becoming red; blushing.

Origin of rubescent:

1725–35; < L rubēscent-, s. of rubēscēns, prp. of rubēscere to redden, der. of rubēre be red (der. of ruberred ); see -escent



  1. rubescent(Adjective)

    turning red; reddening

  2. Origin: Attested since at least 1730, from rubescens, present participle of rubesco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rubescent(adj)

    growing or becoming red; tending to redness


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