icterical

Tainted with a slightly yellow coloring

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Icterical — Icteric Ic*ter ic ([i^]k*t[e^]r [i^]k), Icterical Ic*ter ic*al ([i^]k*t[e^]r [i^]*kal), a. [L. ictericus, Gr. ikteriko s, fr. i kteros jaundice: cf. F. ict[ e]rique.] 1. Pertaining to, or affected with, jaundice. [1913 Webster] 2. Good against… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • icterical — icteric / terˈik/ or icterˈical adjective Relating to or suffering from jaundice noun A medicine for jaundice • • • Main Entry: ↑icterus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Icteric — Ic*ter ic ([i^]k*t[e^]r [i^]k), Icterical Ic*ter ic*al ([i^]k*t[e^]r [i^]*kal), a. [L. ictericus, Gr. ikteriko s, fr. i kteros jaundice: cf. F. ict[ e]rique.] 1. Pertaining to, or affected with, jaundice. [1913 Webster] 2. Good against the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • icteric — /ik ter ik/, adj. Pathol. pertaining to or affected with icterus; jaundiced. Also, icterical. [1590 1600; < L ictericus < Gk ikterikós, equiv. to íkter(os) jaundice + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • icteric — (adj.) c.1600, from L. ictericus, from Gk. ikterikos jaundiced, from ikteros (see ICTERUS (Cf. icterus)). Related: Icterical …   Etymology dictionary

  • icteric — /ɪkˈtɛrɪk/ (say ik terik) adjective relating to or affected with icterus; jaundiced. Also, icterical. {Latin ictericus, from Greek ikterikos} …   Australian English dictionary

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