decrescent definition

  • adjective:
    • getting slowly less; waning.
    • Becoming gradually less; decreasing.
    • Waning.
    • getting less by gradual diminution; decreasing.
  • noun:
    • A crescent focused with horns turned to sinister (pointing right).
    • A crescent aided by the horns directed towards sinister.
    • In heraldry, the moon in her decrement: made use of as a bearing. See decrement, 3.
  • others:
    • Decreasing; getting gradually less; waning, while the moon.
    • especially— In heraldry, reducing or waning: stated for the moon whenever represented utilizing the points toward the sinister side. Also decours.
    • In botany, diminishing gradually from below upward.

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