[mahr-ses-uh nt] /mɑrˈsɛs ənt/
withering but not falling off, as a part of a plant.
(of the parts of certain plants) remaining attached to the plant when withered
“withering,” 1727, from Latin marcescentem (nominative marcescens), present participle of marcescere “to wither, languish, droop, decay, pine away,” inchoative of marcere “to wither, droop, be faint,” from PIE root *merk- “to decay.”
Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering. Many oaks have marcescent foliage that stays on the tree through winter.
[mahrch] /mɑrtʃ/ verb (used without object) 1. to walk with regular and measured tread, as soldiers on parade; advance in step in an organized body. 2. to walk in a stately, deliberate manner. 3. to go forward; advance; proceed: Time marches on. verb (used with object) 4. to cause to march. noun 5. the act […]
- March break
noun 1. a school holiday, usually for a week, during March Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) Easter holiday(s)
- March brown
noun 1. an angler’s name for the dun and spinner of various mayflies or an artificial fly imitating one of these
1. Master of Architectural Engineering. [mahr-chiz] /ˈmɑr tʃɪz/ noun 1. The, a region in central Italy, bordering the Adriatic. 3743 sq. mi. (9695 sq. km). /French marʃ/ noun 1. a former province of central France /ˈmɑːtʃɪz/ noun the Marches 1. the border area between England and Wales or Scotland, both characterized by continual feuding (13th–16th […]