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glaucous

[′glȯ·kəs]
(botany)
Having a white or grayish powdery coating that gives a frosty appearance and rubs off easily.
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Dropping dietary clues Glaucous gulls living around the town of Deadhorse, Alaska, get much of their food in the form of human garbage, researchers recently found.
Isolates came from 2 of 33 sampled glaucous gulls, a species confined to the Arctic regions, that have limited southbound migration during the nonbreeding season.
A wide range and occasionally very high levels of halogenated organic contaminants have been reported in glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus; Bourne and Bogan 1972; Gabrielsen et al.
intense blue-gray color; however, this glaucous bloom is soon weathered
At a rapid (some would say alarming) pace, its stout stems shoot up, with wavy-edged, glaucous leaves and lateral shoots, all terminating in plump, dimpled buds.
The large numbers of gulls from the Arctic remained into last week, including an ivory-white Glaucous Gull patrolling the coast between Aberdesach and Dinas Dinlle.
let the fish count for one, make two the glaucous gulls who pluck the
Glaucous, common and blackheaded are types of what?
These plants often have a silvery or glaucous hue, because of the prominence of surface hairs.
5-2 m long, subpyramidal, rachis glaucous, glabrous, covered by whitish wax as the scape; primary bracts triangular, acuminate, up to 5 cm long and ca.