Sulphureous Sul*phu"re*ous, a. [L. sulphureus, sulfureus.] Consisting of sulphur; having the qualities of sulphur, or brimstone; impregnated with sulphur. [1913 Webster]

Her snakes united, sulphureous waters drink. --Pope. [1913 Webster] -- {Sul*phu"re*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Sul*phu"re*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • sulphureously — sulphuˈreously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑sulphur …   Useful english dictionary

  • sulphureous — /sʌlˈfjuriəs/ (say sul fyoohreeuhs) adjective consisting of, containing, relating to, or resembling sulphur; sulphur coloured. Also, sulfureous. {Latin sulphureus} –sulphureously, adverb –sulphureousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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