[too-myuh-luh s, tyoo-]
- having mounds; full of mounds; tumular.
Also tu·mu·lose [too-myuh-lohs, tyoo-] /ˈtu myəˌloʊs, ˈtyu-/.
Origin of tumulous
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- abounding in small hills or mounds
- being or resembling a mound
C18: from Latin tumulōsus, from tumulus a hillock
Word Origin and History for tumulose
1727, from Latin tumulosus, from tumulus (see tumulus).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper