- 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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Related Words for pellucidityperspicuity, evidence, articulateness, purity, openness, lucidness, perceptibility, palpability, exactness, accuracy, simplicity, limpidity, precision, tangibility, lucidity, plainness, definition, distinctness, brightness, exactitude
- transparent or translucent
- extremely clear in style and meaning; limpid
Word Origin for pellucid
C17: from Latin pellūcidus, variant of perlūcidus, from perlūcēre to shine through, from per through + lūcēre to shine
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- Admitting the passage of light; transparent or translucent.
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