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From Latin marcēre, present active infinitive of marceō.

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marcir (first-person singular present marceixo, past participle marcit)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to wilt
    Synonym: pansir
    • 1891, Jacint Verdaguer, “L'Atlantide”, in L'Avenç[1], translation of original by Albert Savine:
      verdadera plaga que extenua y marceix la planta
      veritable plague that weakens and wilts the plant
    • 1968, Lluís Llach (lyrics and music), “Cal que neixin flors a cada instant”‎[2]:
      Una flor d'avui es marceix just a l'endemà
      A flower from today wilts just the next day

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