from The Century Dictionary.
- Becoming or growing white.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Growing or becoming white.
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- adjective rare Growing or becoming
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So, too, his vivid and clearly-cut descriptions of nature in single lines and phrases stand out by themselves like golden tesserae in a mosaic, each distinct in a glittering atmosphere -- _qua tumidus rigat arva Nilus; opacam porticus excipiebat Arcton; nec prata canis albicant pruinis_ -- a hundred phrases like these, all exquisitely turned, and all with the same effect of detachment, which makes them akin to sculpture, rather than painting or music.
nec prata canis albicant pruinis. iam Cytherea choros ducit Venus imminente luna5
n. state of having wings; disposition of wings in insect. phr. - adj. belonging to bird family which includes the skylark; like or pertaining to skylark. albicant adj. - growing white. albication, n. albugo