Meaning of BITUMINOUS in English

BITUMINOUS

/buy tooh"meuh neuhs, -tyooh"-, bi-/ , adj.

resembling or containing bitumen: bituminous shale.

[ 1610-20; bituminosus, equiv. to bitumin- (s. of bitumen ) BITUMEN + -osus -OUS ]

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