canescence

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • canescence — canescˈence noun • • • Main Entry: ↑canescent …   Useful english dictionary

  • canescent — canescence, n. /keuh nes euhnt/, adj. covered with whitish or grayish pubescence, as certain plants. [1840 50; < L canescent s. of canescens, prp. of canescere to grow gray, equiv. to can(us) gray + escent ESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • canescent — adjective a) turning white or gray b) covered with short white or gray hairs; hoary See Also: canescence …   Wiktionary

  • achromasia — Synonyms and related words: achroma, achromatosis, albescence, albinism, albino, albinoism, blondness, canescence, chalkiness, creaminess, fairness, frostiness, glaucescence, glaucousness, grizzliness, hoariness, lactescence, leukoderma,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • albinism — Synonyms and related words: Christmas disease, Hartnup disease, Werdnig Hoffmann disease, achroma, achromasia, achromatic vision, achromatosis, albescence, albino, albinoism, astigmatism, astigmia, bad eyesight, blindness, blondness, blurred… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • albino — Synonyms and related words: achroma, achromasia, achromatosis, albescence, albinal, albinic, albinism, albinistic, albinoism, blondness, canescence, chalkiness, creaminess, fairness, frostiness, glaucescence, glaucousness, grizzliness, hoariness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dullness — Synonyms and related words: abruptness, absence of color, acedia, achromaticity, achromatism, adynamia, aloofness, analgesia, anemia, anesthesia, angst, anguish, anxiety, apathy, aridity, aridness, ashiness, asininity, ataraxia, ataraxy, atony,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fairness — Synonyms and related words: achroma, achromasia, achromatosis, advantageousness, agreeability, agreeableness, albescence, albinism, albino, albinoism, anemia, ashiness, assured probity, auspiciousness, becomingness, beneficialness, benevolence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gray — Synonyms and related words: Quaker colored, achromatic, achromic, acier, advanced, advanced in life, advanced in years, aged, along in years, ancient, anemic, ashen, ashy, bay, bayard, black, bleak, bled white, bloodless, boring, buckskin,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grey — Synonyms and related words: Quaker colored, achromatic, achromic, acier, advanced, advanced in life, advanced in years, aged, along in years, ancient, anemic, ashen, ashy, bay, bayard, black, bleak, bled white, bloodless, boring, buckskin,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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