fla|ves|cent


fla|ves|cent
fla|ves|cent «fluh VEHS uhnt», adjective.
turning a pale yellow; yellowish.
[< Latin flāvēscēns, -entis, present participle of flāvēscēre become yellow < flāvēre be yellow < flāvus yellow]

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