Nigrescence meaning

nī-grĕsəns
The process of becoming black or dark.
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Blackness or darkness, as of complexion.
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The process of becoming black or dark; blackening.
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A dark complexion.
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Origin of nigrescence

  • From nigrescent blackish from Latin nigrēscēns nigrēscent- present participle of nigrēscere to become black from niger nigr- black nekw-t- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition