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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Definitions for viridescent

  1. slightly green; greenish.

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Citations for viridescent
The wrack broke behind them as she watched, for a moment they stood out motionless and black, in a glade of limpid viridescent sky. Samuel Beckett, Murphy, 1938
Surrounded by seven lakes and rolling viridescent mountains, Udaipur—known as the “City of Lakes”—is recognized as India’s premier luxury destination. Tracey Greenstein, "Where Is the 'Best Resort in the World'?" Forbes, February 1, 2013
Origin of viridescent
Viridescent entered English in the mid-1800s from the Late Latin viridēscere meaning "to become green."