algid

[al-jid]
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Origin of algid

1620–30; < Latin algidus “cold,” from algēre “to be cold”
Related formsal·gid·i·ty, al·gid·ness, noun
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algid

adjective
  1. med chilly or cold
Derived Formsalgidity, noun

Word Origin for algid

C17: from Latin algidus, from algēre to be cold
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