Definition of albescence in English:

albescence

noun

  • Paleness; whiteness; the quality or fact of being or becoming white or pale.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Acta Germanica. From post-classical Latin albescentia from classical Latin albēscent-, present participial stem of albēscere to become white, to become light in colour, to become bright + -ia; compare -ence, -escence.

Pronunciation

albescence

/alˈbɛsns/