favillous
favillous fa*vil"lous, a. [L. favilla sparkling or glowing ashes.] Of or pertaining to ashes. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Light and favillous particles. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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