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algid

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adjective al·gid \ˈal-jəd\

Definition of algid

  1. :  cold



Examples of algid

  1. <the rescuers searching the algid waters of the Bering Sea>



Origin of algid

Latin algidus, from algēre to feel cold


First Known Use: circa 1623


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algid

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adjective al·gid \ˈal-jəd\

Medical Definition of algid

  1. :  marked by prostration, cold and clammy skin, and low blood pressure—used chiefly of a severe form of malaria




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