Definition of albid in US English:

albid

adjective

  • 1Whitish. Now rare.

  • 2Palaeontology. Designating (part of) a conodont element which is white in colour, and opaque rather than translucent.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Tomlinson (fl. 1657). From classical Latin albidus whitish, white from albēre to be white + -idus.

Pronunciation

albid

/ˈalbɪd/