Definition of cinereous in English:

cinereous

Syllabification: ci·ne·re·ous
Pronunciation: /səˈni(ə)rēəs
 
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adjective

  • (Especially of hair or feathers) ash-gray.
    More example sentences
    • The stems are covered with several barks or rinds, the latter being of a cinereous dirt color and very thin.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin cinereus 'similar to ashes' (from cinis, ciner- 'ashes') + -ous.

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