glaucous

glaucous
Synonyms and related words:
Quaker-colored, acier, aestival, alabaster, alabastrine, albescent, ashen, ashy, beryl-green, berylline, blue-green, bluish-green, canescent, chartreuse, chloranemic, chlorine, chlorotic, cinereous, cinerous, citrine, citrinous, cream, creamy, dapple, dapple-gray, dappled, dappled-gray, dingy, dismal, dove-colored, dove-gray, dreary, dull, dun-white, dusty, eggshell, emerald, fair, foliaged, glaucescent, glaucous-green, grassy, gray, gray-black, gray-brown, gray-colored, gray-drab, gray-green, gray-spotted, gray-toned, gray-white, grayed, grayish, green, green as grass, green-blue, greenish, greenish-blue, greenish-yellow, greensick, griseous, grizzle, grizzled, grizzly, holly, iron-gray, ivory, ivory-white, ivy, ivy-green, lead-gray, leaden, leafy, leaved, light, lint-white, livid, mouse-colored, mouse-gray, mousy, off-white, olivaceous, olive, olive-green, pale, pearl, pearl-gray, pearly, pearly-white, porraceous, sad, silver, silver-gray, silvered, silvery, slate-colored, slaty, smaragdine, smoke-gray, smoky, sober, somber, springlike, steel-gray, steely, stone-colored, summerlike, summery, taupe, verdant, verdurous, vernal, vernant, vert, virescent, whitish, whity, yellowish-green

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  • Glaucous — (from the Latin glaucous , meaning bluish grey or green , from the Greek glaukos ) is a botanical term (adjective) used to describe the pale grey or bluish green appearance of the surfaces of some plants.The term glaucous is also used botanically …   Wikipedia

  • Glaucous — Glau cous (gl[add] k[u^]s), a. [L. glaucus, Gr. glayko s.] 1. Of a sea green color; of a dull green passing into grayish blue. Lindley. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Covered with a fine bloom or fine white powder easily rubbed off, as that on a blue… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glaucous — (adj.) bluish green, gray, 1670s, from L. glaucus bluish green, of uncertain origin; used in Homer of the sea as gleaming, silvery (apparently without a color connotation); used by later writers with a sense of bluish green, gray, of olive leaves …   Etymology dictionary

  • glaucous — [glô′kəs] adj. [L glaucus < Gr glaukos: see GLAUCO ] 1. bluish green or yellowish green 2. Bot. covered with a greenish bloom that can be rubbed off, as grapes, plums, cabbage leaves, etc …   English World dictionary

  • glaucous — adjective technical a glaucous leaf or plant has a fine white powdery surface …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • glaucous gull — n. a large, white and bluish gray, arctic gull (Larus hyperboreus) that often preys on smaller birds …   English World dictionary

  • Glaucous-winged Gull — Taxobox name = Glaucous winged Gull status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Laridae genus = Larus species = L. glaucescens binomial = Larus glaucescens binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Glaucous Macaw — Taxobox name = Glaucous Macaw status = PE | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Psittaciformes familia = Psittacidae genus = Anodorhynchus species = A. glaucus binomial = Anodorhynchus glaucus… …   Wikipedia

  • Glaucous Gull — Taxobox name = Glaucous Gull status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Laridae genus = Larus species = L. hyperboreus binomial = Larus hyperboreus binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • Glaucous Tanager — Taxobox name = Glaucous Tanager status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Thraupidae genus = Thraupis species = T. glaucocolpa binomial = Thraupis glaucocolpa binomial… …   Wikipedia

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