Tumulous
Tumulous Tu"mu*lous, a. [L. tumulosus, fr. tumulus a mound.] Full of small hills or mounds; hilly; tumulose. [R.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

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  • tumulous — 1727, from L. tumulosus, from tumulus (see TUMULUS (Cf. tumulus)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tumulous — /tooh myeuh leuhs, tyooh /, adj. having mounds; full of mounds; tumular. Also, tumulose /tooh myeuh lohs , tyooh /. [1820 30; < L tumulosus, equiv. to tumul(us) TUMULUS + osus OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • tumulous — tu·mu·lous …   English syllables

  • tumulous — adjective see tumulose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tumulose — Tu mu*lose , a. Tumulous. [R.] Bailey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tumulosity — Tu mu*los i*ty, n. The quality or state of being tumulous; hilliness. [R.] Bailey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tumulose — [to͞o′myo͞oləs, tyo͞o′myo͞oləs; to͞o′myələsto͞o′myə lōs΄, tyo͞o′myə lōs΄] adj. 〚L tumulosus〛 full of tumuli, or mounds: also tumulous [to͞o′myo͞oləs, tyo͞o′myo͞oləs; to͞o′myələs] * * * tu·mu·lose (to͞oʹmyə lōs , tyo͞oʹ ) also tu·mu·lous ( ləs)… …   Universalium

  • tumulose — [to͞o′myo͞oləs, tyo͞o′myo͞oləs; to͞o′myələsto͞o′myə lōs΄, tyo͞o′myə lōs΄] adj. [L tumulosus] full of tumuli, or mounds: also tumulous [to͞o′myo͞oləs, tyo͞o′myo͞oləs; to͞o′myələs] …   English World dictionary

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