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glaucescent

[glaw-ses-uh nt] /glɔˈsɛs ənt/
adjective, Botany.
1.
becoming glaucous; somewhat glaucous.
Origin of glaucescent
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; glauc- + -escent
Related forms
glaucescence, noun
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  • It has the same nodose and scaly root-stock, dark and polished stalk, glaucescent frond and mucronulate pinnules.

    Beautiful Ferns Daniel Cady Eaton

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