Definition of -eous

: like : resembling : of the nature of aqeous vitreous

History and Etymology for -eous

Latin -eus (going back to Indo-European *-ei̯os, whence also Greek [Homeric] -eos "composed of, of the nature of," Sanskrit -ayaḥ) + -ous

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“-eous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-eous. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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