canescent definition

  • adjective:
    • Biology Covered with quick, fine whitish or grayish hairs or down; hoary.
    • Turning white or grayish.
    • switching white or grey
    • covered with brief white or grey hairs; hoary
    • Growing white, or assuming a color nearing to white.
    • of greyish white
    • covered with fine whitish hairs or down
    • Biology Covered with brief, fine whitish or grayish hairs or down; hoary.
    • Turning white or grayish.
    • switching white or grey
    • covered with brief white or gray hairs; hoary
    • Growing white, or assuming a color nearing to white.
    • of greyish white
    • covered with good whitish hairs or down
  • others:
    • Growing white or hoary; tending or approaching to white; whitish: put on hoary, whitish pelage, plumage, or any other covering of animals, and to plants with gray or hoary pubescence.
    • Developing white or hoary; tending or nearing to white; whitish: placed on hoary, whitish pelage, plumage, or any other covering of pets, also to flowers with gray or hoary pubescence.

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