Definitions for rubescentruˈbɛs ənt

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  1. rubescent(Adjective)

    turning red; reddening

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

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  1. Rubescent(adj)

    growing or becoming red; tending to redness

  2. Origin: [L. rubescens, -entis, p. pr. of rubescere to grow red, v. incho from rubere to be red: cf. F. rubescent. See Ruby.]


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