Gypseous
Gypseous Gyp"se*ous (j[i^]p"s[-e]*[u^]s), a. [L. gypseus. See {Gypsum}.] Resembling or containing gypsum; partaking of the qualities of gypsum. [1913 Webster]

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  • gypseous — [jip′sē əs] adj. [ME gipseous < LL gypseus < L gypsum] 1. like gypsum 2. containing or consisting of gypsum …   English World dictionary

  • gypseous — adjective Date: 1661 resembling, containing, or consisting of gypsum < gypseous clay loam > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gypseous — /jip see euhs/, adj. of or pertaining to gypsum. [1655 65; < LL gypseus. See GYPSUM, EOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gypseous — adjective Containing gypsum …   Wiktionary

  • gypseous — gyp·se·ous || dʒɪpsɪəs adj. of or pertaining to gypsum; similar or containing gypsum; having the qualities of gypsum …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gypseous — gyp·se·ous …   English syllables

  • gypseous — gyp•se•ous [[t]ˈdʒɪp si əs[/t]] adj. mir of or pertaining to gypsum • Etymology: 1655–65; < LL gypseus. See gypsum, eous …   From formal English to slang

  • gypseous — ˈjipsēəs adjective Etymology: Late Latin gypseus, from Latin gypsum : resembling, containing, or consisting of gypsum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gypsine — Gyp sine (j[i^]p s[i^]n), a. Gypseous. [R.] Chambers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plasterly — Plas ter*ly, a. Resembling plaster of Paris. [R.] Out of gypseous or plasterly ground. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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