algid

[ al-jid ]
/ ˈæl dʒɪd /

adjective

cold; chilly.

Nearby words

  1. algesthesia,
  2. algesthesis,
  3. algetic,
  4. alghero,
  5. algicide,
  6. algid stage,
  7. algie,
  8. algiers,
  9. algin,
  10. algin fiber

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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British Dictionary definitions for algid

algid

/ (ˈældʒɪd) /

adjective

med chilly or cold
Derived Formsalgidity, noun

Word Origin for algid

C17: from Latin algidus, from algēre to be cold

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