- bluish-green or yellowish-green
- Bot. covered with a greenish bloom that can be rubbed off, as grapes, plums, cabbage leaves, etc.
Origin of glaucousClassical Latin glaucus from Classical Greek glaukos: see glauco-
- Of a pale grayish or bluish green.
- Botany Covered with a grayish, bluish, or whitish waxy coating or bloom that is easily rubbed off: glaucous leaves.
Origin of glaucousLatin glaucus from Greek glaukos
(comparative more glaucous, superlative most glaucous)