But to the north-west an edge of it was translucently green.
Is not the duty of the girls who are a little older or who have been away to school or college perfectly, translucently clear?
So translucently white was it, that when he dropped it into a glass of water he had difficulty in finding it.
1590s, from Latin translucentem (nominative translucens), present participle of translucere "to shine through," from trans- "through" (see trans-) + lucere "to shine" (see light (n.)).
Allowing radiation (most commonly light) to pass through, but causing diffusion. Frosted glass, for example, is translucent to visible light. Compare transparent.