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flavescent

[fluh-ves-uh nt] /fləˈvɛs ənt/
adjective
1.
turning yellow; yellowish.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Latin flāvēscent-, stem of flāvēscēns, present participle of flāvēscere to become yellow. See flav-, -esce, -ent
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flavescent

/fləˈvɛsənt/
adjective
1.
turning yellow; yellowish
Word Origin
C19: from Latin flāvēscere to become yellow, from flāvēre to be yellow, from flāvus yellow
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