Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

luteous

play
adjective lu·te·ous \ˈlü-tē-əs\

Definition of luteous

  1. :  yellow tinged with green or brown



Origin of luteous

Latin luteus yellow, from lutum, a plant (Reseda luteola) used for dyeing yellow


First Known Use: 1657

Rhymes with luteous


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up luteous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the range of perception or understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!