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Definition of "aluminous" [a•lu•mi•nous]

  • Of, relating to, or containing aluminum or alum. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aluminous" in a sentence
  • "In highly acid and aluminous soils, special methods usually are needed to establish leucaena, but they may be worth the trouble."
  • "Gripes, by means of the aluminous sharp Particles of its Earth; Its Air is also so bad, as has obliged several to remove from its Situation for their"
  • "The material most prized for the purpose of pipe-making is the beautiful red pipe-stone of the Coteau des Prairies, which is an indurated aluminous stone, highly colored with red oxide of iron."