Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/13/16 Glaucous

Glaucous (adjective)
glaucous [glaw-kuh s]


adjective
1. light bluish-green or greenish-blue.
2. Botany. covered with a whitish bloom, as a plum.



Origin: 1665-75; < Latin glaucus silvery, gray, bluish-green < Greek glaukós. See glauco-, -ous

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