algid

[ al-jid ]
/ ˈæl dʒɪd /

adjective

cold; chilly.

Origin of algid

1620–30; < Latin algidus “cold,” from algēre “to be cold”

Related forms

al·gid·i·ty, al·gid·ness, noun
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algid

/ (ˈældʒɪd) /

adjective

med chilly or cold

Derived Forms

algidity, noun

Word Origin for algid

C17: from Latin algidus, from algēre to be cold
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