Translation of glaucous in Spanish:

glaucous

Pronunciation: /ˈglɔːkəs/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (blue-green) [literary/literario] glauco [literary/literario]
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    • Friedrich's ‘Landscape with a View of Mt Milleschauer’, possibly unfinished, is a desolate near-abstract without figures or even more than notional vegetation, in five dismal glaucous shades.
    • To contrast and complement this, Helleborus argutifolius with its glaucous grey-green leaves would make a good frontage.
    • And, even if the eerily atmospheric music is a trifle intrusive, the design recreates the glaucous strangeness of the fjords.
    1.2 [fruit/plum/grape] cubierto de una pelusilla verdosa
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    • It is a compact bush, with dark-coloured foliage, and produces small berries having a glaucous bloom.
    • Observations on glossy and glaucous plants show that the predators are more active, cover more of the plant surface, and fall less from the reduced EW Brassica and Pisurn.
    • With its prostate growth habit, the ground-hugging stems of this form are clothed in glaucous foliage.

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