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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Definitions for caliginous

  1. Misty; dim; dark.

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Citations for caliginous
Finally the smell of smoke grew strong and I came hurriedly round a corner to find a synagogue on fire, smoke boiling up into a caliginous sky. William H. Gass, The tunnel
I could continue my observations of solar obfuscation, and prove that a caliginous vapor arises from the planet. Victor Hugo, The man who laughs
Origin of caliginous
1540-1550
Caliginous has its source in the Latin caligo, "mist."