sulfureous


sulfureous
sulfureously, adv.sulfureousness, n.
/sul fyoor"ee euhs/, adj.
1. consisting of, containing, or pertaining to sulfur.
2. like sulfur, esp. in color.
[1545-55; < L sulfureus. See SULFUR, -EOUS]

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