Dictionary Source

These definitions come from the Funk & Wagnal Dictionary 1895 Edition.

Definitions

  1. Adjusted or corresponding in appearance to truth or right: usually with the implication of being so only in aspect;
    appearing right or correct oat first sight;
    plausible;
    beguiling;
    colorable.
  2. [rare] Hence, having veritable existence according to seeming;
    present reality.
  3. [archaic] Pleasing to the view;
    showy.
  4. of species;
    relating to species.