Gummous
Gummous Gum"mous, a. [L. gummosus; cf. F. gommeux.] 1. Gumlike, or composed of gum; gummy. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Of or pertaining to a gumma. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • gummous — [gum′əs] adj. [L gummosus] of or like gum …   English World dictionary

  • gummous — ˈgəməs adjective Etymology: Latin gummosus, from gummi, cummi gum + osus ose : resembling or composed of gum : gummy gummous changes in tissue …   Useful english dictionary

  • gummous — adjective Date: 1669 resembling or composed of gum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gummous — /gum euhs/, adj. consisting of or resembling gum; gummy. [1660 70; < L gummosus, equiv. to gumm(i) GUM1 + osus OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gummous — gum·mous …   English syllables

  • gummous — gum•mous [[t]ˈgʌm əs[/t]] adj. consisting of or resembling gum; gummy …   From formal English to slang

  • gummous — /ˈgʌməs/ (say gumuhs) adjective consisting of or resembling gum; gummy …   Australian English dictionary

  • gum|mose — «GUHM ohs», adjective. = gummous. (Cf. ↑gummous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gummose — gum·mose (gŭmʹōs ) adj. Variant of gummous. * * * …   Universalium

  • gum — 1. noun ɡʌm a) The flesh round the teeth. Do you have a gum I could have? b) any of various viscous or sticky substances that are exuded by certain plants Syn: gingiva …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”