Definitions for virescentvaɪˈrɛs ənt, vɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•res•centvaɪˈrɛs ənt, vɪ-(adj.)

  1. turning green.

    Category: Botany, Common Vocabulary

  2. tending to a green color; greenish.

    Category: Botany, Common Vocabulary

Origin of virescent:

1820–30; < L virēscent-, virēscēns, prp. of virēscere to become green, inchoative der. of virēre to be green


  1. virescent(Adjective)

    Green-like, greenish.

  2. virescent(Adjective)

    Becoming green.

  3. Origin: Circa 1825, from virescens, present participle of viresco, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virescent(adj)

    beginning to be green; slightly green; greenish


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