juvenescent

juvenescent

[joo-vuh-nes-uhnt]
adjective
1.
being or becoming youthful; young.
2.
young in appearance.
3.
having the power to make young or youthful: a juvenescent elixir.

Origin:
1815–25; < Latin juvenēscent- (stem of juvenēscēns, present participle of juvenēscere to become youthful), equivalent to juven- young (see juvenile) + -ēscent- -escent

juvenescence, noun
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juvenescent (ˌdʒuːvɪˈnɛsənt)
 
adj
becoming or being young or youthful
 
[C19: from Latin juvenēscere to grow up, regain strength, from juvenis youthful]

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