aluminous

[ uh-loo-muh-nuh s ]
/ əˈlu mə nəs /

adjective

of the nature of or containing alum or alumina.

Origin of aluminous

1535–45; < French alumineux or Latin alūminōsus; see alum1, -ous

Related forms

a·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

/ (əˈluːmɪnəs) /

adjective

resembling aluminium
another word for aluminiferous

Derived Forms

aluminosity (əˌluːmɪˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun
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