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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a frosted look from a powdery coating, as on plants.

Usage examples (33)
  • The color of the leaves is always more glaucous, that is, of a darker and more bluish green, than is usual in the cauliflowers.
  • The leaves are purplish, somewhat glaucous, cut and fringed.
  • Turning, his eyes caught the glaucous glance of the marble angel.
  • The whole stem has a glaucous hue, and the spines are reddish-brown. for more
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