Ca*dav"er*ous (?), a. [L. cadaverosus.]

1.

Having the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale; ghastly; as, a cadaverous look.

2.

Of or pertaining to, or having the qualities of, a dead body.

"The scent cadaverous."

-- Ca*dav"er*ous*ly, adv. -- Ca*dav"er*ous*ness, n.

 

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