sulfureous

adjective
sul·​fu·​re·​ous
variants: or sulphureous \ ¦səl¦fyu̇rēəs \

Definition of sulfureous

: consisting of sulfur : having the qualities of sulfur especially when burning : impregnated with sulfur : sulfur-colored : sulfurous

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Other Words from sulfureous

sulfureously adverb
sulfureousness noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for sulfureous

Latin sulfureus, sulphureus, from sulfur, sulphur, sulpur sulfur + -eus -eous

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“Sulfureous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulfureous. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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