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 incrēscēns incrēscent- present participle of incrēscere to increase ; see increase .
C 1675, from Latin increscens, present participle of increscere