Refers to allowing light to pass; transparent or translucent

Mar 25, 2013 17:19 IST
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Pellucid: Noun

Pronunciation: puh’-LOO-sid

Difficulty Level: High

Meaning: refers to allowing light to pass; transparent or translucent.


1. The pellucid waters of the Caribbean sea off the Jamaican coast make it an attractive destination for boating, diving and other water sports

2. Like its sister islands, Little Cayman's deservedly famous top attraction is the fringe of unspoiled reefs along the Cayman Trench, the deepest point in the Caribbean Sea—which, combined with truly pellucid waters, add up to some of the most spectacular diving in the world.

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