increscence

increscent

[in-kres-uhnt]
adjective
increasing or waxing, as the moon.

Origin:
1565–75; < Latin incrēscent- (stem of incrēscēns present participle of incrēscere to grow), equivalent to in- in-2 + crēsc- grow + -ent- -ent

increscence, noun
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increscent (ɪnˈkrɛsənt)
 
adj
(esp of the moon) increasing in size; waxing
 
[C16: from Latin incrēscēns]

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