Meaning of piceous

pic•e•ous

Pronunciation: (pis'ē-us, pī'sē-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling pitch.
  2. inflammable; combustible.
  3. black or nearly black as pitch.
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