- another word for sulphurous (def. 1)
- of the yellow colour of sulphur
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Examples from the Web for sulphureous
But this sulphureous part is volatile, and flies off in time.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.
Pierre Joseph Macquer
The cloud was charged with sulphureous vapour, which was afterwards to burst in thunder.Life of Johnson
The hills bordering upon the lake are said to abound with this sort of sulphureous stone.Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.
The hangings are of satin of the deepest blue, and the fiercest and most sulphureous yellow.Italy; with sketches of Spain and Portugal
It contained fragments of earth of a ferruginous color, and emitting a sulphureous smell.Principles of Geology