nascence

[ nas-uh nt, ney-suh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF nascence
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WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin nascentem (nominative nascens) "arising young, immature," present participle of nasci "to be born" (Old Latin gnasci; see genus). Related: Nascence (1560s); nascency.

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