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pel·lu·cid / pəˈloōsid/ • adj. translucently clear: mountains reflected in the pellucid waters. ∎  lucid in style or meaning; easily understood: he writes, as always, in pellucid prose. ∎  (of music or other sound) clear and pure in tone: a smooth legato and pellucid singing tone are his calling cards.DERIVATIVES: pel·lu·cid·ly adv.