Definition of pinguescence in English:

pinguescence

noun

humorous, literary
  • The process of becoming fat: fatness, obesity; (in extended use) oiliness, unctuousness.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Cooper (1780–1848), surgeon and writer. From pinguescent: see -ence.

Pronunciation

pinguescence

/pɪŋˈɡwɛsns/