bituminous

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adjective bi·tu·mi·nous \bə-ˈtyü-mə-nəs, bī-, -ˈtü-\

Definition of bituminous

  1. 1 :  containing or impregnated with bitumen

  2. 2 :  of or relating to bituminous coal

1620

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1620

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