cinereous

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adjective ci·ne·re·ous \sə-ˈnir-ē-əs\

Definition of cinereous

  1. 1 :  gray tinged with black

  2. 2 :  resembling or consisting of ashes

Origin and Etymology of cinereous

Latin cinereus, from ciner-, cinis


First Known Use: 1661

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