Definition of


  1. (adj, all) being born or beginning
    a nascent insurgency

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Derivations: nascency

Origin of the word Nascent

  1. 1624, from L. nascentum (nom. nascens), prp. of nasci "to be born" (Old L. gnasci; see genus). more

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