Origin of viridescentLate Latin viridescens, present participle of viridescere, to become green ; from Classical Latin viridis, green
Green or slightly green.
Origin of viridescentLate Latin virid&emacron;sc&emacron;ns, virid&emacron;scent-, present participle of virid&emacron;scere, to become green, from Latin viridis, green; see virid.
(comparative more viridescent, superlative most viridescent)
C 1850 from Late Latin viridescens, present participle of viridescere; see virescent