Translation of pellucid in Spanish:

pellucid

Pronunciation: /pəˈluːsəd; pəˈluːsɪd/

adj

[literary/literario]
  • 1.1 (transparent) [stream/water] cristalino
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    • You see it now in those horrid traffic jams; in tar slicks that come and go when you swim in pellucid waters; and in the awful fires that destroyed many trees on the Cote during last summer's heat wave.
    • This morning the rain swept away, the clouds rolled back, and we were blessed with pellucid blue skies and sunshine from dawn till dusk.
    • I hopped on out to the patio to stand in quite pleasantly warm sunshine and peered up at the pellucid blue sky.
    1.2 (easy to understand) [style/poem] diáfano; [argument/discussion] de meridiana claridad
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    • The renowned, the brilliant, the incredibly funny man, published delightful books written in the most pellucid prose.
    • In each of these enterprises, she brought to bear her characteristic rigor and discernment, as well as the pellucid prose style for which she was justly celebrated.
    • Read them years later in wonder at their erudition and pellucid prose.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.