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glau·cous

 (glô′kəs)
adj.
1. Of a pale grayish or bluish green.
2. Botany Covered with a grayish, bluish, or whitish waxy coating or bloom that is easily rubbed off: glaucous leaves.

[Latin glaucus, from Greek glaukos.]

glau′cous·ness n.
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glaucous

(ˈɡlɔːkəs)
adj
1. (Botany) botany covered with a bluish waxy or powdery bloom
2. (Colours) bluish-green
[C17: from Latin glaucus silvery, bluish-green, from Greek glaukos]
ˈglaucously adv
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glau•cous

(ˈglɔ kəs)

adj.
1. light bluish green or greenish blue.
2. covered with a whitish bloom, as a plum.
[1665–75; < Latin glaucus silvery, gray, bluish green < Greek glaukós; see -ous]
glau′cous•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.glaucous - having a frosted look from a powdery coating, as on plants; "glaucous stems"; "glaucous plums"; "glaucous grapes"
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
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glaucous

adj leavesmit einer weißlichen Schicht überzogen; glaucous blue/greengräulich blau/grün
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