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pellucid

pellucid

adjective pel·lu·cid \pə-ˈlü-səd\

: very clear

Full Definition of PELLUCID

1
:  admitting maximum passage of light without diffusion or distortion <a pellucid stream>
2
:  reflecting light evenly from all surfaces
3
:  easy to understand
pel·lu·cid·ly \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

Rhymes with PELLUCID

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