Splendidious \Splen*did"i*ous\, a. Splendid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • splendidious — splendidˈious adjective (obsolete) • • • Main Entry: ↑splendid …   Useful english dictionary

  • splendid — 1620s, probably a shortening of earlier splendidious (early 15c.), from L. splendidus magnificent, brilliant, from splendere be bright, shine, gleam, glisten, from PIE * (s)plend bright (cf, Lith. splendziu I shine, M.Ir. lainn bright ). An… …   Etymology dictionary

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