cinereous

  • 1 Cinereous — Tinamou Cinereous is a colour, meaning ashy grey in appearance, either consisting of or resembling ashes, or a grey colour tinged with coppery brown. It is derived from the Latin cinereous, from cinis (ashes). The first recorded use of cinereous… …

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  • 2 Cinereous — Ci*ne re*ous, a. [L. cinereus, fr. cinis ashes.] Like ashes; ash colored; grayish. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 cinereous — [sə nir′ē əs] adj. [L cinerosus < cinis: see CINERIN] 1. of or like ashes 2. of the color of ashes; ash gray …

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  • 4 cinereous — /si near ee euhs/, adj. 1. in the state of or reduced to ashes: cinereous bodies. 2. resembling ashes. 3. ashen; ash colored; grayish: a cinereous bird. Also, cineritious /sin euh rish euhs/. [1655 65; < L cinereus, equiv. to ciner (s. of cinis)… …

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  • 5 cinereous — /səˈnɪəriəs/ (say suh nearreeuhs) adjective 1. in the state of ashes: cinereous bodies. 2. resembling ashes. 3. ashen; ash coloured; greyish: cinereous crow. Also, cinereal /sɪnəˈriəl/ (say sinuh reeuhl). {Latin cinereus ash coloured} …

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  • 6 cinereous — adjective Etymology: Latin cinereus, from ciner , cinis Date: 1661 1. gray tinged with black 2. resembling or consisting of ashes …

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  • 7 cinereous — adj. [L. cinereus, ash colored] Ash gray, ashen, or having the color of wood ashes …

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  • 8 cinereous — 1. noun An ash gray colour. 2. adjective a) Of an ash gray colour. b) Like ashes …

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  • 9 cinereous — adj. of ashes; resembling ashes; ash colored …

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  • 10 cinereous — [sɪ nɪərɪəs] adjective ash grey. Origin ME: from L. cinereus similar to ashes (from cinis, ciner ashes ) + ous …

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  • 11 cinereous — ci·ne·re·ous …

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  • 12 cinereous — ci•ne•re•ous [[t]sɪˈnɪər i əs[/t]] also cin•er•i•tious [[t]ˌsɪn əˈrɪʃ əs[/t]] adj. 1) reduced to ashes 2) resembling ashes 3) ash colored; grayish • Etymology: 1655–65; < L cinereus=ciner , s. of cinis ashes + eus eous …

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  • 13 cinereous — adj. (esp. of a bird or plumage) ash grey. Etymology: L cinereus f. cinis eris ashes …

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  • 14 Cinereous Tinamou — Conservation status Least Concern ( …

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  • 15 Cinereous Bunting — Adult male Conservation status …

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  • 16 Cinereous Harrier — Male flying in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Conservation status …

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  • 17 Cinereous Finch — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves …

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  • 18 Cinereous Conebill — Conservation status Least Concern …

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  • 19 Cinereous Tyrant — Conservation status Least Concern  …

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  • 20 Cinereous Mourner — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification King …

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