Definitions for rufescentruˈfɛs ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ru•fes•centruˈfɛs ənt(adj.)

  1. somewhat reddish.

Origin of rufescent:

1810–20; < L rūfēscent-, s. of rūfēscēns, prp. of rūfēscere to redden, inchoative der. of rūfusred , tawny; see -escent



  1. rufescent(Adjective)

    Reddish; tinged with red.

  2. Origin: C 1820, from rufescens, present participle of rufesco, from rufus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rufescent(adj)

    reddish; tinged with red


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