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spiritous

[ spir-i-tuhs ]
/ ˈspɪr ɪ təs /
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adjective Archaic.

of the nature of spirit; immaterial, ethereal, or refined.

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Origin of spiritous

First recorded in 1595–1605; spirit + -ous
non·spir·it·ous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for spiritous

spiritous
/ (ˈspɪrɪtəs) /

adjective

a variant spelling of spirituous
archaic high-spirited
archaic ethereal; pure
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