Origin of glaucous
Related formsglau·cous·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for glaucous
I choose also to call a poppy, what the botanists have called "glaucous thing," (glaucium).Proserpina, Volume 1|John Ruskin
The glaucous long-peduncled, large-flowered Statice is limited to the east side of Kaloo.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
The larva (Fig. 197) is glaucous green dotted with yellow, and marked on each side with seven oblique lines of the same colours.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
The foliage is a glaucous gray-green, and the branches have a twisted and tufted appearance.
Leaves rather short, more or less glabrous or glaucous, and V-shaped at the base; shoots compressed, and naviculate in section.Grasses|H. Marshall Ward