gelid

gelid

[jel-id]
adjective
very cold; icy.

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin gelidus icy cold, equivalent to gel(um) frost, cold + -idus -id4

gelidity [juh-lid-i-tee] , gelidness, noun
gelidly, adverb
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gelid (ˈdʒɛlɪd)
 
adj
very cold, icy, or frosty
 
[C17: from Latin gelidus icy cold, from gelu frost]
 
ge'lidity
 
n
 
'gelidness
 
n
 
'gelidly
 
adv

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