gyp·​se·​ous ˈjip-sē-əs How to pronounce gypseous (audio)
: resembling, containing, or consisting of gypsum
gypseous clay loam

Word History

First Known Use

1661, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gypseous was in 1661

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“Gypseous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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