Pellucid meaning

pə-lo͝o'sĭd
The definition of pellucid is clear, simple or easy to understand.

An example of something pellucid is the addition of two and two.

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Admitting the passage of light; transparent or translucent.
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Transparently clear in style or meaning.

Pellucid prose.

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Transparent or translucent; clear.
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Easy to understand; clear and simple in style.

A pellucid explanation.

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Allowing for the passage of light; transparent.
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Origin of pellucid

  • Latin pellūcidus from pellūcēre to shine through per- through per– lūcēre to shine leuk- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin pellÅ«cidus, from per- (“very") + lÅ«cidus (“clear, bright") (from whence lucid), from lÅ«ceō (“shine, be visible"). Compare clear, crystal clear, both also with literal meaning “transparent" but metaphorical meaning “easily understood".
    From Wiktionary