- of or like ashes
- of the color of ashes; ash-gray
Origin of cinereousClassical Latin cinerosus from cinis: see cinerin
- Consisting of or resembling ashes.
- Of a gray color tinged with black.
Origin of cinereousFrom Latin cinereus from cinis ciner- ashes
- An ash-gray colour.
(comparative more cinereous, superlative most cinereous)