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tumulous

[too-myuh-luh s, tyoo-]
adjective
  1. having mounds; full of mounds; tumular.
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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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Word Origin and History for tumulous

adj.

1727, from Latin tumulosus, from tumulus (see tumulus).

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