increasing; growing; waxing: said esp. of the moon
Origin of increscentClassical Latin increscens, present participle of increscere, to increase
Showing a progressively larger lighted surface, as of a planet or the moon; waxing.
Origin of increscentLatin incr&emacron;sc&emacron;ns, incr&emacron;scent-, present participle of incr&emacron;scere, to increase; see increase.
C 1675, from Latin increscens, present participle of increscere