/ (sʌlˈfjʊərɪəs) /
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another word for sulphurous (def. 1)
of the yellow colour of sulphur
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Derived forms of sulphureoussulphureously, adverbsulphureousness, noun
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How to use sulphureous in a sentence
The underside of the lower wings are sulphureous, with very fine undulating or rather incontinuous lines of a yellowish colour.
Water imbibes about twice its bulk of this kind of air, and it is then the same thing with the sulphureous waters of Harrowgate.
There was a volcanic lake near Cumae called Avernus, whose waters gave out sulphureous vapours.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
The hills bordering upon the lake are said to abound with this sort of sulphureous stone.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
All I can recollect is, that an immense blaze of light was succeeded by an overpowering sulphureous smell,—then a dead silence.The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan|James Morier