a combining form meaning “gray, opaque,” used in the formation of compound words: glaucophane.

Nearby words

  1. glatt kosher,
  2. glauber's salt,
  3. glauberite,
  4. glauce,
  5. glaucescent,
  6. glaucodot,
  7. glaucoma,
  8. glaucomatous,
  9. glaucomatous cataract,
  10. glaucomatous cup

Also especially before a vowel, glauc-.

Origin of glauco-

< Greek glauko-, glauk-, comb. forms of glaukós Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019