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glaucous Sea-green or bluish-green in colour, or having a waxy, bluish-green bloom (e.g. as on a plum or the colour of the carpet formed on the surface of the open sea by swarms of sea ‘lizards’, Glaucus eucharis, members of the Nudibranchia). The original Greek word meant ‘bright, sparkling, greyish’, like the eyes of Pallas Athene.

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glaucous

glaucous Sea-green or bluish-green in colour, or having a waxy, bluish-green bloom (e.g. the colour of the carpet formed on the surface of the open sea by swarms of sea ‘lizards’, Glaucus eucharis, members of the Nudibranchia). Originally the word meant bright, sparkling, greyish, like the eyes of Pallas Athene.

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glaucous

glau·cous / ˈglôkəs/ • adj. technical or poetic/lit. 1. of a dull grayish-green or blue color. 2. covered with a powdery bloom like that on grapes.

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glaucous

glaucous Sea-green or bluish-green in colour, or having a waxy, bluish-green bloom, as on a plum. Originally, the word meant bright, sparkling, greyish, like the eyes of Pallas Athena.

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glaucous

glaucous dull-green. XVII. f. L. glaucus — Gr. glaukós bluish-green or grey; see -OUS.

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glaucous

glaucousBacchus, Caracas, Gracchus •Damascus •Aristarchus, carcass, Hipparchus, Marcus •discus, hibiscus, meniscus, viscous •umbilicus • Copernicus •Ecclesiasticus • Leviticus • floccus •caucus, Dorcas, glaucous, raucous •Archilochus, Cocos, crocus, focus, hocus, hocus-pocus, locus •autofocus •fucus, Lucas, mucous, mucus, Ophiuchus, soukous •ruckus • fuscous • abacus •diplodocus • Telemachus •Callimachus • Caratacus • Spartacus •circus

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