Gelid meaning

jĕlĭd
Extremely cold; frozen.
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Very cold; icy or frosty.
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Very cold; icy.

Gelid ocean waters.

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Origin of gelid

  • Latin gelidus from gelū frost gel- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • First attested in 1630. From Latin gelidus (“cold”), from gelu (“frost”).

    From Wiktionary