aluminous

[ uh-loo-muh-nuh s ]
/ əˈlu mə nəs /
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adjective

of the nature of or containing alum or alumina.

Nearby words

  1. aluminography,
  2. aluminosilicate,
  3. aluminosis,
  4. aluminosity,
  5. aluminothermy,
  6. aluminous cement,
  7. aluminum,
  8. aluminum acetate,
  9. aluminum ammonium sulfate,
  10. aluminum borate

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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British Dictionary definitions for aluminous

aluminous

/ (əˈluːmɪnəs) /

adjective

resembling aluminium
another word for aluminiferous
Derived Formsaluminosity (əˌluːmɪˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun

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