Origin of rufescentClassical Latin rufescens, present participle of rufescere, to become red ; from rufus, red
Tinged with red.
Origin of rufescentLatin r&umacron;f&emacron;sc&emacron;ns, r&umacron;f&emacron;scent-, present participle of r&umacron;f&emacron;scere, to become red, from r&umacron;fus, red, reddish; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more rufescent, superlative most rufescent)
- Reddish; tinged with red.