Origin of limpid
Examples from the Web for limpid
Despite the beautiful, limpid looks, and melodious voice, Fraser has always possessed a steely determination to do things her way.
Vessicular, produces vessicular eruption, or blisters filled with a limpid fluid, somewhat like the blisters from a burn.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art|B. L. Hill
The sparrows, too, were abroad in force, soaking their dust-coloured feathers in the limpid pool and chirping with might and main.The King in Yellow|Robert W. Chambers
Her large eyes were limpid and almost colourless; they seemed to be very little affected by light, and to stand unnaturally still.Little Dorrit|Charles Dickens
But her fears vanished instantly before the limpid eyes and the pure lips of this exquisite young girl.The Dream|Emile Zola
The milky juice is neutral and coagulates rapidly, separating in two parts: a kind of insoluble pulp and a limpid colorless serum.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
British Dictionary definitions for limpid
Word Origin for limpid
Word Origin and History for limpid
c.1600, from French limpide (15c.) and directly from Latin limpidus "clear," from limpa "water goddess, water;" probably cognate with lympha "clear liquid" (see lymph). Related: Limpidly.