Definition of rubescent in English:

rubescent

adjective

literary
  • Reddening; blushing:

    ‘the heart, rubescent and entire’
    • ‘On my fourth dive of the week, I rounded an outcrop at about 22m to be greeted by a view of a series of rocky pinnacles covered in gorgonians bathed in the rubescent sunlight of a late-autumn afternoon.’
    red, pink, ruddy, glowing, reddish, pinkish, florid, high-coloured, healthy-looking, aglow, burning, flaming, feverish, rubicund, roseate, rosy
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Origin

Mid 18th century: from Latin rubescent- reddening, from the verb rubescere, from ruber red.

Pronunciation:

rubescent

/rʊˈbɛs(ə)nt/