Tuesday, April 04, 2000
Definitions for pellucid
- Transparent; clear; not opaque.
- Easily understandable.
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Citations for pellucid
The prevailing atmosphere as one cruises Kukulcan Boulevard, the busy strip where most of Cancun's 122 hotels are clustered, remains that of an Orlando or a Las Vegas dropped intact next to pellucid Caribbean waters.
In her scrupulous and pellucid prose, she appears to distance herself from the optimistic Californian light.
Origin of pellucid
Pellucid comes from Latin pellucidus, "shining, transparent," from pellucere, "to shine through," from per-, "through" + lucere, "to shine."