Lu"rid (?), a. [L. luridus.]

1.

Pale yellow; ghastly pale; wan; gloomy; dismal.

Fierce o'er their beauty blazed the lurid flame. Thomson.

Wrapped in drifts of lurid smoke On the misty river tide. Tennyson.

2. Bot.

Having a brown color tonged with red, as of flame seen through smoke.

3. Zool.

Of a color tinged with purple, yellow, and gray.

 

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