Lactescent



[lak-tes-uh nt] /lækˈtɛs ənt/

adjective
1.
becoming or being milky.
2.
Botany, Entomology. secreting or producing a milky juice.
/lækˈtɛsənt/
adjective
1.
(of plants and certain insects) secreting a milky fluid
2.
milky or becoming milky

lactescent lac·tes·cent (lāk-těs’ənt)
adj.

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