Origin of rufescentClassical Latin rufescens, present participle of rufescere, to become red from rufus, red
Tinged with red.
Origin of rufescentLatin rūfēscēns rūfēscent- present participle of rūfēscere to become red from rūfus red, reddish ; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more rufescent, superlative most rufescent)
- Reddish; tinged with red.