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luteous

Saltos de línea: lu|teous
Pronunciación: /ˈl(j)uːtɪəs
 
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Definición de luteous en inglés:

adjetivo

Biology
Of an orange-yellow or greenish yellow colour.
Example sentences
  • The stromatal surface color is luteous while developing but becomes dull black when fully mature, with only traces of luteous remnants found in places.
  • Just before hatching, the spots disappear, the ground colour becomes pale lemon yellow, and the shell is luteous.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Latin luteus 'yellow' + -ous.

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