[ si-rish-uhs ]
/ sɪˈrɪʃ əs /
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Words nearby sericeous
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How to use sericeous in a sentence
Sericeous: silky: clothed with very dense minute hair which gives a silky lustre.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Abdomen smooth and shining; the apical margins of the intermediate segments slightly depressed, with the sides sericeous.
British Dictionary definitions for sericeous
/ (sɪˈrɪʃəs) /
covered with a layer of small silky hairsa sericeous leaf
Word Origin for sericeous
C18: from Late Latin sēriceus silken, from Latin sēricus; see serge
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