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sulphureous

adjective
  1. another word for sulphurous (def. 1)
  2. of the yellow colour of sulphur
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Derived Formssulphureously, adverbsulphureousness, noun
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Examples from the Web for sulphureous

Historical Examples

  • But this sulphureous part is volatile, and flies off in time.

    Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.

    Pierre Joseph Macquer

  • The cloud was charged with sulphureous vapour, which was afterwards to burst in thunder.

    Life of Johnson

    James Boswell

  • The hills bordering upon the lake are said to abound with this sort of sulphureous stone.

  • The hangings are of satin of the deepest blue, and the fiercest and most sulphureous yellow.

  • It contained fragments of earth of a ferruginous color, and emitting a sulphureous smell.