Dewy

Dewy

1. Pertaining to dew; resembling, consisting of, or moist with, dew. A dewy mist went and watered all the ground. (Milton) When dewy eve her curtain draws. (Keble)

2. Falling gently and beneficently, like the dew. Dewy sleep ambrosial. (Cowper)

3. (Science: botany) Resembling a dew-covered surface; appearing as if covered with dew.

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