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Meaning of "canescent" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CANESCENT

From Latin cānescere to grow white, become hoary, from cānēre to be white.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CANESCENT

canescent  [kəˈnɛsənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CANESCENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Canescent is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CANESCENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of canescent in the English dictionary

The definition of canescent in the dictionary is white or greyish due to the presence of numerous short white hairs. Other definition of canescent is becoming hoary, white, or greyish.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CANESCENT


adolescent
ˌædəˈlɛsənt
antidepressant
ˌæntɪdɪˈprɛsənt
crescent
ˈkrɛsənt
depressant
dɪˈprɛsənt
effervescent
ˌɛfəˈvɛsənt
evanescent
ˌɛvəˈnɛsənt
fluorescent
ˌflʊəˈrɛsənt
ignescent
ɪɡˈnɛsənt
incandescent
ˌɪnkænˈdɛsənt
incessant
ɪnˈsɛsənt
iridescent
ˌɪrɪˈdɛsənt
juvenescent
ˌdʒuːvɪˈnɛsənt
obsolescent
ˌɒbsəˈlɛsənt
pearlescent
pɜːˈlɛsənt
prepubescent
ˌpriːpjuːˈbɛsənt
quiescent
kwɪˈɛsənt
senescent
sɪˈnɛsənt
spinescent
spaɪˈnɛsənt
suppressant
səˈprɛsənt
thermoluminescent
ˌθɜːməʊˌluːmɪˈnɛsənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CANESCENT

cane
cane grass
cane it
cane piece
cane rat
cane sugar
cane toad
Canea
canebrake
canefruit
canegrub
caneh
canella
canellini
canephor
caner
Canes Venatici
canescence
Canetti
caneware

WORDS THAT END LIKE CANESCENT

acquiescent
ascent
chemiluminescent
coalescent
convalescent
descent
Fertile Crescent
florescent
intumescent
line of descent
luminescent
nascent
opalescent
phosphorescent
photoluminescent
pubescent
recent
Red Crescent
reminiscent
scent
the crescent

Synonyms and antonyms of canescent in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «canescent» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CANESCENT

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灰白
1,325 millions of speakers

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canescent
570 millions of speakers

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canescent
510 millions of speakers

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canescent
380 millions of speakers
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أشمط؛ شمطاء
280 millions of speakers

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canescent
278 millions of speakers

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canescent
270 millions of speakers

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canescent
260 millions of speakers

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canescent
220 millions of speakers

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Canescent
190 millions of speakers

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canescent
180 millions of speakers

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canescent
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

canescent
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Canescent
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

canescent
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெண்மையாகும் தன்மை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विलक्षण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

canescent
70 millions of speakers

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canescent
65 millions of speakers

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canescent
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

canescent
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

canescent
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

υπόλευκο
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

nogal grys
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

canescent
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

canescent
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of canescent

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CANESCENT»

The term «canescent» is used very little and occupies the 163.842 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CANESCENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about canescent

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CANESCENT»

Discover the use of canescent in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to canescent and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States: Bignonias to Sunflowers
A low, rounded, evergreen shrub, 2-8 dm. high with a short central trunk or with numerous branches ascending from the base, frequently root-sprouting, mildly aromatic, bark light brown or grayish, shredding on older branches; twigs canescent ...
Roxana Stinchfield Ferris, LeRoy Abrams, 1960
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Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae
branches dichotomous, infrequently absent, tomentose to canescent or glabrous; bracts usually 3, scalelike, triangular, and 1-3 mm, or leaflike, linear to oblanceolate, and 3-10 x 1-3 mm. Peduncles absent. Involucres (1-)3-8 per cluster, ...
Flora of North America Editorial Committee, 2005
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The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California
ST: twig canescent to white-tomentose. LF: erect, petiole 3110 mm, blade 215 cm , 113 cm wide, round-ovate, ovate, or elliptic, white-gray, canescent, base rounded to wedge-shaped, tip acute to abruptly soft-pointed, margin entire, fiat, INFL: ...
Bruce G. Baldwin, Douglas H. Goldman, 2012
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Flora of Syria, Palestine, and Sinai
T. Chameedrys, L. танцы-шалаш. Ц .2 to ‚3, green, hirtulous to hirsute or canescent; root-stock stoloniferous, branches numerous, rooting at base, ascending, ending in a short, oblong, leafy raceme. Leaves oblong, .015 to ‚03 long, tapering ...
G.E. Post
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Flora Capensis
2 17); shrubby, erect, canescent; branches virgate ; leaves oblongo- or acuto- lanceolate, acute, quete entire, one-nerved, somewhat veiny below, softly velvetty on both sides ; stipules leafltlee, pettolute, broadly lanceolate, one- nerved; flowers ...
William H. Harvey, Otto Wilhelm Sonder, 2014
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Flora of Alberta: A Manual of Flowering Plants, Conifers, ...
A. absinthium L. / Wormwood; Absinthe Aromatic herb, sometimes woody at base , 4-10 dm tall; stem finely canescent or glabrate; leaves silky-canescent, the lower long-petioled and 2-3 times pin- nately divided into oblong or lanceolate ...
Ezra Henry Moss, John G. Packer, 1983
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Dictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America: Nomenclature, ...
... 9636 canescent Antioquia maya, 9817 canescent bocageopsis, 1445 canescent couepia, 3623 canescent elvasia, 5010 canescent endlicheria, 5047 canescent freziera, 6057 canescent guadua, 6340 canescent licania, 8274 canescent ...
M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette, 2013
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Flowering Plants: Magnolias to Pitcher Plants
Perennial herbs from clusters of tuberous-thickened roots; stems erect, unbranched, often scapose, silky-canescent, to 30 cm tall; basal leaves shallowly or deeply lobed or 3- to 5-foliolate, rarely undivided, the divisions usually rather narrow, ...
Robert H. Mohlenbrock, 1981
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A California Flora
Round gray shrub 6-12 dm. high, without basal burl; branchlets densely white- canescent, minutely glandular and usually with long white hairs; lvs. ovate to oblong, 2-4.5 cm. long, canescent, with equal nos. of stomates above and beneath, ...
Philip Alexander Munz, 1973
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Arizona Flora
Calyx not or but slightly enlarged in fruit, not papery or veiny, the segments not appearing cordate ; taproot sometimes stout but not tuberlike or fusiform ; herbage puberu- lent, canescent, or lepidote (if long hairs also present, these simple, not ...
Thomas Henry Kearney, Robert Hibbs Peebles, 1960

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CANESCENT»

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Celebrating Autumn All Year Round ... By Becoming A Leaf
pinnate, ciliate, barbellate, bearded, canescent, glabrous, glandular, viscid, scurfy, floccose, arachnoid, and my favorite, tomentose (covered ... «NPR, Oct 12»
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The Glory of Leaves
... barbellate, bearded, canescent, glabrous, glandular, viscid, scurfy, floccose, arachnoid, and my favorite, tomentose (covered with woolly hairs). But putting the ... «National Geographic, Sep 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Canescent [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/canescent>. Mar 2020 ».
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