WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ju•ve•nes•cent  ( jo̅o̅′və nesənt),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. being or becoming youthful;
    young.
  2. young in appearance.
  3. having the power to make young or youthful:a juvenescent elixir.
ju′ve•nescence, n. 
  • Latin juvenēscent- (stem of juvenēscēns, present participle of juvenēscere to become youthful), equivalent. to juven- young (see juvenile) + -ēscent- -escent
  • 1815–25


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ˌjuveˈnescent /ˌdʒuːvɪˈnɛsənt/ adj
  1. becoming or being young or youthful
Etymology: 19th Century: from Latin juvenēscere to grow up, regain strength, from juvenis youthful



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