Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of ashes; ashy; cinereous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like ashes; ash-colored; cinereous.

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  • adjective Like ashes; ash-coloured; cinerous.

Etymologies

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Latin cineraceus, from cinis ashes.

Examples

  • To the east of this water, black cineraceous earth shows where the smith had been at work: we applied the quarrymen to sift it, without other results but bits of glass, copper, and iron nails.

    The Land of Midian

  • To the east of this water, black cineraceous earth shows where the smith had been at work: we applied the quarrymen to sift it, without other results but bits of glass, copper, and iron nails.

    The Land of Midian — Volume 1

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