1. Verdâtre. Eau glauque.
2. Sinistre. Atmosphère glauque.
ETYM Latin glaucus, Greek glaykos.
Having a frosted look from a powdery coating, as on plants.
Gray-green; green-blue; yellow-green.
ETYM Latin lugubris, from lugere to mourn; cf. Greek lygros sad, Skr. ruj to break.
ETYM Cf. German schleissig worn out, threadbare, from schleissen to slit, split, decay, or Eng. leasy.
Of cloth; thin and loosely woven.
1. Lacking firmness of texture; flimsy; carelessly made of inferior materials; shoddy.
2. Marked by low character or quality; squalid, dilapidated.