Origin of porous
Synonyms for porous
Examples from the Web for porously
Contemporary Examples of porously
It would serve us all well to know how porously open we all are to models of behavior far beyond the color line.Michelle vs. the All-American Jackass
March 25, 2009
Word Origin for porous
late 14c., "full of pores," from Old French poros (14c., Modern French poreux), from Medieval Latin porosus; or directly from Latin porus "an opening" (see pore (n.)). Figurative use from 1640s.