Definition of flavescent in English:

flavescent

Syllabification: fla·ves·cent
Pronunciation: /fləˈves(ə)nt
 
/

adjective

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin flavescent- 'turning yellow', from the verb flavescere, from flavus 'yellow'.

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