hyaline[hī′ə lin, -lēn′, -līn′]
- transparent as glass; glassy
- of or relating to hyalin
Origin of hyalineLate Latin hyalinus ; from Classical Greek hyalinos, glassy ; from hyalos, glass
anything transparent or glassy, as a smooth sea or clear sky
Resembling glass, as in translucence or transparency; glassy.
- Something that is translucent or transparent.
- Variant of hyalin.
Origin of hyalineLate Latin hyalinus, from Greek hualinos, of glass, from hualos, glass.
Latin hyalinus, from late Ancient Greek ύαλινος (ualinos), from ύαλος (ualos, “glass”).