Definition of sulfurous
Is it sulfur or sulphur?
The spelling sulfur predominates in U.S. technical usage, while both sulfur and sulphur are common in general usage. British usage tends to favor sulphur for all applications. The same pattern is seen in most of the words derived from sulfur.
First Known Use of sulfurous
SULFUROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sulfurous for English Language Learners
chemistry : of, relating to, or containing sulfur
SULFUROUS Defined for Kids
Definition of sulfurous for Students
: containing or suggesting sulfur <a sulfurous odor>
sulphurous\ˈsəl-f(y)ə-rəs, also especially for 1 ˌsəl-ˈfyu̇r-əs\play play
Medical Definition of sulfurous
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