transpicuous

[ tran-spik-yoo-uh s ]
/ trænˈspɪk yu əs /

adjective

Origin of transpicuous

1630–40; < New Latin trānspicuus, equivalent to trāns- trans- + (per)spicuus transparent; see perspicuous

OTHER WORDS FROM transpicuous

tran·spic·u·ous·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for transpicuous

transpicuous
/ (trænˈspɪkjʊəs) /

adjective

a less common word for transparent

Derived forms of transpicuous

transpicuously, adverb

Word Origin for transpicuous

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