bituminous

[ bahy-too-muh-nuh s, -tyoo-, bi- ]
/ baɪˈtu mə nəs, -ˈtyu-, bɪ- /

adjective

resembling or containing bitumen: bituminous shale.

Origin of bituminous

1610–20; < Latin bitūminōsus, equivalent to bitūmin- (stem of bitūmen) bitumen + -ōsus -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM bituminous

non·bi·tu·mi·nous, adjective
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