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  • -ous — ous·ly; …   English syllables

  • Ous — Ус Caractéristiques Longueur 236 km Bassin 6 880 km2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • -ous — oussuff. [OF. ous, us, os, F. eux, fr. L. osus, and us. Cf. { ose}.] 1. An adjective suffix meaning full of, abounding in, having, possessing the qualities of, like; as in gracious, abounding in grace; arduous, full of ardor; bulbous, having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ous — suffix forming adjectives from nouns, meaning having, full of, having to do with, doing, inclined to, from O.Fr. ous, eux, from L. osus (Cf. OSE (Cf. ose) (1)). In chemistry, having a lower valence than forms expressed in ic …   Etymology dictionary

  • ōus-1 : ǝus- —     ōus 1 : ǝus     English meaning: mouth     Deutsche Übersetzung: “Mund, Mũndung, Rand”     Material: Auf IE *ōus go back: O.Ind. ü ḥ n. “mouth” (compare üs án sd., üsya m n. “mouth, aperture “), Av. üh , ü̊ŋhan ds.; Lat. ōs, ōris… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • -ous — [əs] [ME < L us & OFr ous, eus, < L osus] suffix 1. having, full of, characterized by [beauteous, capacious] 2. Chem. having a lower valence than is indicated by the suffix IC [mercurous] …   English World dictionary

  • -ous — is an English suffix with the following uses.It is used to create adjectives that describe a quality of the described object derived from the nature of the word the suffix is derived from. For example, porous surface means a surface with a… …   Wikipedia

  • OUS — may refer to Oregon University System Oxford Union Society Ohio University Southern Campus Open University of Sudan This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • -ous — ► SUFFIX forming adjectives: 1) characterized by: mountainous. 2) Chemistry denoting an element in a lower valency: sulphurous. Compare with IC(Cf. ↑ ic). ORIGIN Latin osus …   English terms dictionary

  • ous — ovig·er·ous; ovu·lif·er·ous; ozon·if·er·ous; ozon·ous; pa·lav·er·ous; pal·la·dif·er·ous; pal·la·di·ous; pap·il·lif·er·ous; pap·u·lif·er·ous; par·ous; par·ri·cid·i·ous; pec·tin·ous; pe·dig·er·ous; pel·tig·er·ous; pen·tam·er·ous; pe·nu·ri·ous;… …   English syllables

  • -ous — suffix. 1 forming adjectives meaning abounding in, characterized by, of the nature of (envious; glorious; mountainous; poisonous). 2 Chem. denoting a state of lower valence than the corresponding word in ic (ferrous). Derivatives: ously suffix… …   Useful english dictionary


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