Tabescent

/təˈbɛs(ə)nt/

Origin

1885–90; < Latin tābēscent- (stem of tābēscēns), present participle of tābēscere to waste away. See tabes, -escent (Source: dictionary.com)

Late 19th century from Latin tabescent- ‘beginning to waste away’, from the verb tabescere, from tabere ‘waste away’. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Tabescent

Tabescent

adjective

  1. wasting away; becoming emaciated or consumed.
  2. progressively emaciating; wasting away
  3. of, relating to, or having tabes

dictionary.com

Tabescent

adjective

  1. Wasting away.

lexico.com

Nearby words

tabernacle mirror , tabernacles , tabes , tabes dorsalis , tabes mesenterica , tabetic , tabetic arthropathy , tabetiform , tabi , tabinet

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