- of or like pitch
- Zool. black as pitch
Origin of piceousClassical Latin piceus ; from pix, pitch
- Botany Of or relating to pitch.
- Glossy black.
Origin of piceousFrom Latin piceus, from pix, pic-, pitch.
(comparative more piceous, superlative most piceous)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.