tyrannous

[ tir-uh-nuh s ]
/ ˈtɪr ə nəs /

adjective

Origin of tyrannous

1485–95; < Latin tyrann(us) tyrant + -ous
Related forms
Can be confusedtyrannous tyrannosaur
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Word Origin and History for tyrannous

tyrannous


adj.

late 15c., from Latin tyrannus (see tyrant) + -ous.

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