tumulous

[ too-myuh-luh s, tyoo- ]
/ ˈtu myə ləs, ˈtyu- /

adjective

having mounds; full of mounds; tumular.
Also tu·mu·lose [too-myuh-lohs, tyoo-] /ˈtu myəˌloʊs, ˈtyu-/.

Origin of tumulous

1820–30; < Latin tumulōsus, equivalent to tumul(us) tumulus + -ōsus -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for tumulose

tumulose

tumulous (ˈtjuːmjʊləs)

/ (ˈtjuːmjʊləʊs) /

adjective

abounding in small hills or mounds
being or resembling a mound

Derived Forms

tumulosity (ˌtjuːmjʊˈlɒsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for tumulose

C18: from Latin tumulōsus, from tumulus a hillock
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