Ethereous
Ethereous E*the"re*ous, a. [L.aethereus, Gr. ? See {Ether}.] 1. Formed of ether; ethereal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

This ethereous mold whereon we stand. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or resembling, ether. [1913 Webster]

{Ethereous oil}. See {Ethereal oil}, under {Ethereal}. [1913 Webster]


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