Origin of albescentClassical Latin albescens, present participle of albescere, to become white from albus, white: see elf
Becoming white or moderately white; whitish.
Origin of albescentLatin albēscēns albēscent- present participle of albēscere to become white from albus white ; see albho- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more albescent, superlative most albescent)
- Becoming white or whitish; moderately white.
From Latin albescens, present participle of albescere (“to grow white”), from albus (“white”)