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spiritous

[spir-i-tuh s]
adjective Archaic.
  1. of the nature of spirit; immaterial, ethereal, or refined.
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Origin of spiritous

First recorded in 1595–1605; spirit + -ous
Related formsnon·spir·it·ous, adjective
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spiritous

adjective
  1. a variant spelling of spirituous
  2. archaic high-spirited
  3. archaic ethereal; pure
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