canescent

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canescent

(kə-nĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Biology Covered with short, fine whitish or grayish hairs or down; hoary.
2. Turning white or grayish.

ca·nes′cence n.

canescent

adjective
(1) Characterised by short, fine white or grey hair.
(2) Referring to the colour change in hair; going grey; greying.