[ vir-i-des-uh nt ]
/ ˌvɪr ɪˈdɛs ənt /
slightly green; greenish.
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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.
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Origin of viridescent
OTHER WORDS FROM viridescentvir·i·des·cence, noun
Words nearby viridescent
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Example sentences from the Web for viridescent
The marble balustrades which railed the terrace were overgrown with viridescent plant and flowering vine.Latitude 19 degree|Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield
The viridescent ribbon of the Thames bound bridge to bridge running thematically through a symphony of grey and green and gold.The Orchard of Tears|Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for viridescent
/ (ˌvɪrɪˈdɛsənt) /
greenish or tending to become green
Derived forms of viridescentviridescence, noun
Word Origin for viridescent
C19: from Late Latin viridescere to grow green, from Latin viridis green
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