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pellucid

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adjective pel·lu·cid \pə-ˈlü-səd\

Simple Definition of pellucid

  • : very clear

Full Definition of pellucid

  1. 1 :  admitting maximum passage of light without diffusion or distortion <a pellucid stream>

  2. 2 :  reflecting light evenly from all surfaces

  3. 3 :  easy to understand

pel·lu·cid·ly play \pə-ˈlü-səd-lē\ adverb

Examples of pellucid

  1. <the pellucid waters that lap upon that island's beaches>

  2. <her poetry has a pellucid simplicity that betrays none of the sweat that went into writing it>



Origin of pellucid

Latin pellucidus, from per through + lucidus lucid — more at for


First Known Use: 1563

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