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 alb&emacron;sc&emacron;ns, alb&emacron;scent-, present participle of alb&emacron;scere, 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”)