glaucous

8 ENTRIES FOUND:

glau·cous

adjective \ˈgl-kəs\

Definition of GLAUCOUS

1
a :  of a pale yellow-green color
b :  of a light bluish-gray or bluish-white color
2
:  having a powdery or waxy coating that gives a frosted appearance and tends to rub off
glau·cous·ness noun

Origin of GLAUCOUS

Latin glaucus, from Greek glaukos gleaming, gray
First Known Use: 1671

Rhymes with GLAUCOUS

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