Pellucid Definition

Transparent or translucent; clear.
Webster's New World
Easy to understand; clear and simple in style.
A pellucid explanation.
Webster's New World

Origin of Pellucid

  • 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

  • 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

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