Definitions

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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.

Etymologies

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Latin rigescens, present participle from rigescere to grow stiff.

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  • Becoming numb or stiff. (from Phrontistery)

    May 23, 2008