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EtymologyEdit

From Latin piceus, from pix, picis (pitch).

AdjectiveEdit

piceous (comparative more piceous, superlative most piceous)

  1. Of or pertaining to pitch; resembling pitch in color or quality; pitchy.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for piceous in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)