cold; chilly.

Origin of algid

1620–30; < Latin algidus “cold,” from algēre “to be cold”
Related formsal·gid·i·ty, al·gid·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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med chilly or cold
Derived Formsalgidity, noun

Word Origin for algid

C17: from Latin algidus, from algēre to be cold
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