pituitous

[ pi-too-i-tuh s, -tyoo- ]
/ pɪˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu- /

adjective Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. pituitary gigantism,
  2. pituitary gland,
  3. pituitary gonadotropic hormone,
  4. pituitary growth hormone,
  5. pituitary myxedema,
  6. pituri,
  7. pity,
  8. pitying,
  9. pityriasis,
  10. pityriasis alba

Origin of pituitous

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

Related formspi·tu·i·tous·ness, noun

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