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Meaning of CANESCENT

Pronunciation:  ku'nesunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (biology) covered with fine whitish hairs or down
  2. [adj]  grayish white; "the canescent moon"
 

CANESCENT is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: achromatic, hairy, hirsute, hoary
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ca*nes"cent\, a. [L. canescens, p. pr. of canescere,
v. inchoative of canere to be white.]
Growing white, or assuming a color approaching to white.

 

 

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