Definition of canesco
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Orthography ID = 1001931
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LEM
cānēscō, cānēscere, -, -
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to become hoary, grow gray, whiten
  2. [figuratively] to grow old
Abbreviations
cānēscō -, -, ere, inch. caneo, to become hoary, grow gray, whiten: pabula canescunt (calore), O.

— Fig., to grow old: (quercus) canescit saeclis.

— Of style: cum oratio canesceret, was growing feeble.
 
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