- allowing the maximum passage of light, as glass; translucent.
- clear or limpid: pellucid waters.
- clear in meaning, expression, or style: a pellucid way of writing.
Origin of pellucid
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Antonyms for pellucid
Related Words for pellucidbright, comprehensible, explicit, limpid, luminous, plain, simple, translucent, transparent
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Historical Examples of pellucid
Peter was silent for a while, aware of the pellucid meaning of her "it."The Vagrant Duke
He believes in making music as pellucid to the hearers as clear water.A Day with Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Pellucid: colored, but transparent: sometimes applied when there is no color.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Soon they were all joyously stamping and dancing in what had so lately been a pellucid pool.A Book of Myths
Often the air is calm and pellucid, without a single cloud on high.An Iceland Fisherman
- transparent or translucent
- extremely clear in style and meaning; limpid
Word Origin for pellucid
- Admitting the passage of light; transparent or translucent.