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flavescent Line breaks: fla|ves¦cent
Pronunciation: /fləˈvɛs(ə)nt/

Definition of flavescent in English:


Yellowish or turning yellow.


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

Words that rhyme with flavescent

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