Origin of turbid
Examples from the Web for turbid
The little streamlet, lately all crystal and sunshine, was now turbid and bloody.Overland|John William De Forest
Then, with a hissing plunge, it disappeared beneath the turbid flood of the great river.Raftmates|Kirk Munroe
We ascended this day twelve miles, which is the utmost stretch of our exertions against the turbid and heavy tide of this stream.
Syrup of violets added to the nitrous water became of a pale red, but on standing about an hour, grew of a turbid brown cast.Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air|Joseph Priestley
Thirdly, the concretion in the body of various juices, turbid vapours, and dense humours is the last provocative of sickness.The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura|Lucius Apuleius
British Dictionary definitions for turbid
Word Origin for turbid
Word Origin and History for turbid
1620s, from Latin turbidus "muddy, full of confusion," from turbare "to confuse, bewilder," from turba "turmoil, crowd," probably from Greek tyrbe "turmoil."