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ru·fes·cent

 (ro͞o-fĕs′ənt)
adj.
Tinged with red.

[Latin rūfēscēns, rūfēscent-, present participle of rūfēscere, to become red, from rūfus, red, reddish; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

ru·fes′cence n.
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rufescent

(ruːˈfɛsənt)
adj
(Botany) botany tinged with red or becoming red
[C19: from Latin rūfescere to grow reddish, from rūfus red, auburn]
ruˈfescence n
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ru•fes•cent

(ruˈfɛs ənt)

adj.
somewhat reddish.
[1810–20; < Latin rūfēscent-, s. of rūfēscēns, present participle of rūfēscere to redden, inchoative derivative of rūfus red, tawny; see -escent]
ru•fes′cence, n.
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