[glaw-ses-uh nt]

Origin of glaucescent

First recorded in 1820–30; glauc- + -escent
Related formsglau·ces·cence, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for glaucescent

Historical Examples of glaucescent

  • It has the same nodose and scaly root-stock, dark and polished stalk, glaucescent frond and mucronulate pinnules.

    Beautiful Ferns

    Daniel Cady Eaton