flavescent

flavescent

[fluh-ves-uhnt]
adjective
turning yellow; yellowish.

Origin:
1850–55; < Latin flāvēscent-, stem of flāvēscēns, present participle of flāvēscere to become yellow. See flav-, -esce, -ent

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flavescent (fləˈvɛsənt)
 
adj
turning yellow; yellowish
 
[C19: from Latin flāvēscere to become yellow, from flāvēre to be yellow, from flāvus yellow]

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