sulphureous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sulphureus, sulfureus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /sʌlˈf(j)ɔːɹɪəs/

Adjective[edit]

sulphureous (comparative more sulphureous, superlative most sulphureous)

  1. (now rare) Sulphurous.
    • 1839, Edgar Allan Poe, ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’:
      An excited and highly distempered ideality threw a sulphureous lustre over all.

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