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  • adj. Growing stiff or numb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Growing stiff or numb.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, approaching a rigid or stiff consistence.


Latin rigescens, present participle from rigescere to grow stiff. (Wiktionary)


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