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transpicuous

[tran-spik-yoo-uh s]
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adjective
  1. transparent.
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Origin of transpicuous

1630–40; < New Latin trānspicuus, equivalent to trāns- trans- + (per)spicuus transparent; see perspicuous
Related formstran·spic·u·ous·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for transpicuous

transpicuous

adjective
  1. a less common word for transparent
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Derived Formstranspicuously, adverb

Word Origin

C17: from Medieval Latin transpicuus, from Latin transpicere to look through, from trans- + specere to look
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