erubescence

erubescent

[er-oo-bes-uhnt]
adjective
becoming red or reddish; blushing.

Origin:
1730–40; < Latin ērūbēscent- (stem of ērūbēscēns), present participle of ērūbēscere. See e-1, rubescent

erubescence, noun
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erubescence (ˌɛrʊˈbɛsəns)
 
n
the process of growing red or a condition of redness
 
[C18: from Latin ērubescentia blushing, from rubēscere to grow red, from ruber red]
 
eru'bescent
 
adj

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