flammeous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flammeus, "fiery", derivative of flamma, "a flame of fire."

Adjective[edit]

flammeous (comparative more flammeous, superlative most flammeous)

  1. pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling fire; fiery.
  2. having the color of fire; fire-colored, flame-colored

Quotations[edit]

  • 2003Siddharth Katragadda, The Rebellious Daughter, [1]
    And that’s why his book lay in front of him, unfinished, though he could vouch for having written all these years, the ink vanishing on the pages each morning, when flammeous daylight broke into the room through a slight gap in the shutters.

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