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gelid (adj.)

"very cold," c. 1600, from Latin gelidus "icy, cold, frosty," from gelum "frost, ice, intense cold" (from PIE root *gel- "cold; to freeze"). Related: Gelidity.

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Definitions of gelid

gelid (adj.)
extremely cold;
gelid waters of the North Atlantic
Synonyms: arctic / frigid / glacial / icy / polar
From wordnet.princeton.edu