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glaucous

[glaw-kuh s] /ˈglɔ kəs/
adjective
1.
light bluish-green or greenish-blue.
2.
Botany. covered with a whitish bloom, as a plum.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; < Latin glaucus silvery, gray, bluish-green < Greek glaukós. See glauco-, -ous
Related forms
glaucously, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for glaucously

glaucous

/ˈɡlɔːkəs/
adjective
1.
(botany) covered with a bluish waxy or powdery bloom
2.
bluish-green
Derived Forms
glaucously, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin glaucus silvery, bluish-green, from Greek glaukos
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