Definition of Cinereous

1. a. Like ashes; ash- colored; grayish.



Definition of Cinereous

1. Noun. An ash-gray colour. ¹

2. Adjective. Of an ash-gray colour. ¹

3. Adjective. Like ashes. ¹

4. Adjective. Containing ashes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cinereous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cinereous

cineplexes
cineraceous
cineradiograph
cineradiographical
cineradiographs
cineradiography
cineraria
cinerarias
cinerarium
cinerary
cineration
cinerator
cinerea
cinereal
cinereas
cinereous (current term)
cinereous tinamou
cinereous tinamous
cinereous vulture
cinereous vultures
cinerescent
cinerin
cinerins
cinerite
cinerites
cineritious
cineroentgenography
cinerulent
cinerulose reductase
cines

Literary usage of Cinereous

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1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1883)
"Elytra with small cinereous markings more or less continent; ... Thorax and elytra speckled with small rounded unequal cinereous spots; an interrupted band ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario, Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871) (1881)
"Fore wings pale cinereous with dark brown dusting ; an oblique brown patch before base of ... Hind wings and cilia brownish cinereous, third lobe whitish. ..."

3. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1865)
"Fore wings acute; reniform mark represented by ยป small cinereous ringlet, which is most distinct beneath. Length of the body 7 lines; of the wings 18 lines. ..."

4. The Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"Female cinereous hlack; head gilded in front, with cinereous hairs ... nearly as long as the arista: thorax with two cinereous stripes, which are dilated on ..."

5. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1829)
"The Bald Eagle (Falco leucocephalus) is considered by some a variety of the cinereous; but Temminck, I think, from his observations, is authorised in ..."

6. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1903)
"Head pale brownish cinereous. Thorax cinereous, shaded with brownish fuscous. Fore-wings whitish cinereous, longitudinally shaded with ..."

7. A History of British Birds: The Figures Engraved on Wood by Thomas Bewick, Ralph Beilby, Henry Cotes (1816)
"THE cinereous GODWIT. THIS species, as well as several others of the same genus, seems to be very imperfectly known, or ascertained: the slight shades of ..."

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