Definition for TUR'BID

TUR'BID, a. [L. turbidus, from turbo, to disturb, that is, to stir, to turn.]

Properly, having the lees disturbed; but in a more general sense, muddy; foul with extraneous matter; thick, not clear; used of liquids of any kind; as, turbid water; turbid wine. Streams running on clay generally appear to be turbid. This is often the case with the river Seine.

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