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silvesco (sylv- ), ĕre,
I.v. inch. n. [id.], of the grape-vine, to grow or run wild, to run to wood: “(vitis) ne silvescat sarmentis,Cic. Sen. 15, 52: “nec pati vitem silvescere,Col. 4, 11, 2.—
II. Transf.: “capilli silvescentium crinium velleribus involuti,Arn. 3, p. 109.
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