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bibulous

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adjective bib·u·lous \ˈbi-byə-ləs\

Definition of bibulous

  1. 1 :  highly absorbent

  2. 2 a :  fond of alcoholic beverages b :  of, relating to, or marked by the consumption of alcoholic beverages

bib·u·lous·ly adverb
bib·u·lous·ness noun


Examples of bibulous

  1. <special drying cloths that are so bibulous that they can absorb 10 times their weight in water>

  2. <a campaign to make the bibulous fraternity brother a collegiate archetype of the past>



Origin of bibulous

Latin bibulus, from bibere to drink — more at potable


First Known Use: 1675


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bibulous

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adjective bib·u·lous \ˈbib-yə-ləs\

Medical Definition of bibulous

  1. :  highly absorbent <bibulous paper>




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