What does rubescent mean?

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  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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rubescent

    rōō-bes′ent, adj. tending to a red colour.—n. Rubes′cence, a growing or becoming red: tendency to redness. [L. rubescĕre, to grow red—ruber, red.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rubescent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rubescent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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