Definition of flavescent in English:

flavescent

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

formal
Yellowish or turning yellow.

Origin

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

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