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pituitous

[ pi-too-i-tuhs, -tyoo- ]
/ pɪˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu- /
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adjective Archaic.
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Origin of pituitous

First recorded in 1600–10, pituitous is from the Latin word pītuītōsus full of phlegm. See pip2, -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM pituitous

pi·tu·i·tous·ness, noun
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