Origin of rufescent
OTHER WORDS FROM rufescentru·fes·cence, noun
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How to use rufescent in a sentence
Similar to No. 372, but darker both above and below, dark markings everywhere heavier; flanks, legs and feet more rufescent.
Similar to No. 758, but back, tail, and flanks without brownish or rufescent tinge.
Above dusky slate colour with rufescent tips to the fur; beneath paler, with a faint rufous tinge about the breast (Jerdon).
Blyth seems to think that this animal gets more rufescent with age, judging from two examples sent from Mergui.
Under side varying from pale rufescent grey to light rufous or dull grey.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 1 (of 2)|Henry O. Forbes