irous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French iros, from ire. See ire.

Adjective[edit]

irous (comparative more irous, superlative most irous)

  1. (obsolete) irascible; passionate
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Latin *irosus, from ira (anger, rage) + -osus

Adjective[edit]

irous

  1. enraged; furious; very angry

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