aluminous

[ uh-loo-muh-nuhs ]
/ əˈlu mə nəs /

adjective

of the nature of or containing alum or alumina.

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Origin of aluminous

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

OTHER WORDS FROM aluminous

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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British Dictionary definitions for aluminous

aluminous
/ (əˈluːmɪnəs) /

adjective

resembling aluminium
another word for aluminiferous

Derived forms of aluminous

aluminosity (əˌluːmɪˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun
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