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vitrescent

[ vi-tres-uhnt ]
/ vɪˈtrɛs ənt /
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adjective
becoming glass.
tending to become glass.
capable of being formed into glass.
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Origin of vitrescent

1750–60; <Latin vitr(um) glass + -escent

OTHER WORDS FROM vitrescent

vi·tres·cence, nounun·vi·tres·cent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vitrescent

vitrescent
/ (vɪˈtrɛsənt) /

adjective
tending to turn into glass
capable of being transformed into glass
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