Definition of virescent in English:

virescent

adjective

literary
  • Greenish.

    ‘his feet were flat on the virescent carpet’
    • ‘Behind him, the virescent beast crouched as if about to leap again, bellowing defiance and raising clenched fists that were as big as hams.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from Latin virescent- turning green, inceptive of virere be green.

Pronunciation:

virescent

/vɪˈrɛs(ə)nt/