Definition of Rubescent

1. a. Growing or becoming red; tending to redness.



Definition of Rubescent

1. Adjective. turning red; reddening ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rubescent

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Rubescent

1. Reddening. Origin: L. Rubesco, pr. P. Rubescens, to become red (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubescent

rubellin
rubellite
rubellites
rubels
rubeola
rubeola virus
rubeolar
rubeolas
rubeosis
ruberythric acid
ruberythrinic
ruberythrinic acid
rubes
rubescence
rubescences
rubescent (current term)
rubiaceae
rubiaceous
rubiaceous plant
rubiacin
rubian
rubianic
rubianic acid
rubible
rubican
rubicelle
rubicelles
rubicline
rubicon
rubiconed

Literary usage of Rubescent

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1. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"Rubellus, rubescent (-ens). Rubens. Reddish. rubescent also is turning red. Ruber. Red in general. Rubicundus Blushing, turning rosy- red. ..."

2. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1893)
"... flowers perfectly 4-merous; calyx coriaceous, 2 mm. high and about as broad, rubescent, hoary-tomen- tose, the lobes broadly triangular-ovate, acute, ..."

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