aluminous

[uh-loo-muh-nuh s]

Origin of aluminous

1535–45; < French alumineux or Latin alūminōsus; see alum1, -ous
Related formsa·lu·mi·nos·i·ty [uh-loo-muh-nos-i-tee] /əˌlu məˈnɒs ɪ ti/, nounsem·i·a·lu·mi·nous, adjective
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aluminous

adjective
  1. resembling aluminium
  2. another word for aluminiferous
Derived Formsaluminosity (əˌluːmɪˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun
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