The definition of incipient is in the beginning stages.(adjective)
An example of incipient is a brand new idea for solving a scientific problem.
See incipient in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L incipiens, prp. of incipere, to begin, lit., take up < in-, in, on + capere, to take: see have
See incipient in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin incipiēns, incipient-
Origin: , present participle of incipere, to begin; see inception.
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