[ bil-yuhs ]
/ ˈbɪl yəs /
Words nearby bilious
OTHER WORDS FROM bilious
bil·ious·ly, adverbbil·ious·ness, nounnon·bil·ious, adjectivenon·bil·ious·ly, adverb
non·bil·ious·ness, nounun·bil·ious, adjectiveun·bil·ious·ly, adverbun·bil·ious·ness, noun
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A month passed before the next death, marked by spasmodic and non-bilious symptoms, occurred at Newcastle—on the 26th November.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
British Dictionary definitions for non-bilious
/ (ˈbɪlɪəs) /
of or relating to bile
affected with or denoting any disorder related to excess secretion of bile
informal (esp of colours) extremely distasteful; nauseatinga bilious green
informal bad-tempered; irritable
Derived forms of biliousbiliousness, noun
Word Origin for bilious
C16: from Latin bīliōsus full of bile 1
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Medicine definitions for non-bilious
[ bĭl′yəs ]
Of, relating to, or containing bile; biliary.
Characterized by an excess secretion of bile.
Relating to, characterized by, or experiencing gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gallbladder.
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