Origin of cinereous
Examples from the Web for cinereous
The stillness was so great, that even the twittering of the whiskey-johneesh, or cinereous crow, caused us to start.
As, when we say hirsuto-cinereous, we mean that the hirsuties only of a body is cinereous.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby
In the arrangement of the cinereous lines, it presents a general resemblance to B. fuscus saur.
The gills are slightly emarginate, rather narrow, cinereous.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
The Cinereous Cuckoo is smaller than the preceding species, and also differs in having a square tail and a more curved beak.Argentine Ornithology, Volume II (of 2)|P. L. Sclater