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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Canescent  \Ca*nes"cent\,  a.  [L.  canescens,  p.  pr  of  canescere 
  v.  inchoative  of  canere  to  be  white.] 
  Growing  white,  or  assuming  a  color  approaching  to  white. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  canescent 
  adj  1:  grayish  white;  "the  canescent  moon" 
  2:  (biology)  covered  with  fine  whitish  hairs  or  down  [syn:  {hoary}] 




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