Definitions For Piceous

Adjective

(obsolete, rare) Of or pertaining to pitch, t=a sticky, dark#adjective, dark brown#adjective, brown substance obtained from distilling turpentine or wood tar, or crude oil or tar; having a quality#noun, quality like pitch; pitchlike, pitchy. (chiefly, entomology) resemble, resembling pitch in colour#noun, colour; a very dark brown. : {{color panel, 3B2C25}}

Translations

Italian: piceo, m Spanish: piceo, m Italian: piceo, m Spanish: piceo, m

Etymology

or sheath#noun, sheaths over the hindwings of the Trichotichnus dichrous ground beetle are described as piceous or very dark#adjective, dark brown#adjective, brown (sense 2)]] {{PIE root, en, peyH}} from latin piceus ("like pitch; pitch-black") + ous + adjectives denoting possession or presence of a quality}}. piceus is derived from pix + en + ine-pro + *peyh- + it + piceo + es + piceo

Is Piceous a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
11
Words with Friends
14

The word Piceous is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

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