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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glaucous  \Glau"cous\,  a.  [L.  glaucus,  Gr  ?.] 
  1.  Of  a  sea-green  color;  of  a  dull  green  passing  into  grayish 
  blue.  --Lindley. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Covered  with  a  fine  bloom  or  fine  white  powder 
  easily  rubbed  off  as  that  on  a  blue  plum,  or  on  a  cabbage 
  leaf.  --Gray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glaucous 
  adj  :  having  a  frosted  look  from  a  powdery  coating,  as  on  plants; 
  "glaucous  stems";  "glaucous  plums";  "glaucous  grapes" 




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