variants or sulphureous
: consisting of sulfur : having the qualities of sulfur especially when burning : impregnated with sulfur : sulfur-colored : sulfurous
sulfureously adverb
sulfureousness noun
plural -es

Word History


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

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“Sulfureous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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