glaucous

[glaw-kuhs]
adjective
1.
light bluish-green or greenish-blue.
2.
Botany. covered with a whitish bloom, as a plum.

Origin:
1665–75; < Latin glaucus silvery, gray, bluish-green < Greek glaukós. See glauco-, -ous

glaucously, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Glaucous
Collins
World English Dictionary
glaucous (ˈɡlɔːkəs)
 
adj
1.  botany covered with a bluish waxy or powdery bloom
2.  bluish-green
 
[C17: from Latin glaucus silvery, bluish-green, from Greek glaukos]
 
'glaucously
 
adv

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;