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 viridēscēns viridēscent- present participle of viridēscere 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