lateritious

adjective

lat·​er·​i·​tious
variants or latericeous
¦latə¦rishəs
: brick-red : resembling brick : of the color of red brick

Word History

Etymology

Latin latericius, lateritius made of brick, from later brick + -icius, -itius -itious

First Known Use

1656, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lateritious was in 1656

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“Lateritious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lateritious. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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