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Apr 24, 2007
This week's theme
Words having vowels aeiou once and only once, and in order

This week's words
abstemious
caesious
anemious
facetious
annelidous

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caesious

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This week's theme: words having vowels aeiou once and only once, and in order.

caesious (SEE-zee-uhs) adjective

Bluish or grayish green.

[From Latin caesius, probably from caelum (sky).]

"Leaves [are] medium green on upper surface, caesious beneath."
Peter Sell and Gina Murrell; Flora of Great Britain and Ireland; Cambridge University Press; 2006.

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