6 letter words ending in ous

Algous (a.) Of or pertaining to the algae, or seaweeds; abounding with, or like, seaweed.

Amyous (a.) Wanting in muscle; without flesh.

Atrous (a.) Coal-black; very black.

Aurous (a.) Containing gold.

Aurous (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gold; -- said of those compounds of gold in which this element has its lower valence; as, aurous oxide.

Bayous (pl. ) of Bayou

Binous (a.) Same as Binate.

Camous (a.) Alt. of Camoys

Cymous (a.) Having the nature of a cyme, or derived from a cyme; bearing, or pertaining to, a cyme or cymes.

Dumous (a.) Abounding with bushes and briers.

Dumous (a.) Having a compact, bushy form.

Durous (a.) Hard.

Famous (a.) Celebrated in fame or public report; renowned; mach talked of; distinguished in story; -- used in either a good or a bad sense, chiefly the former; often followed by for; as, famous for erudition, for eloquence, for military skill; a famous pirate.

Ferous (a.) Wild; savage.

Fumous (a.) Producing smoke; smoky.

Fumous (a.) Producing fumes; full of fumes.

Garous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, garum.

Hamous () Having the end hooked or curved.

Iodous (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, iodine. See -ous (chemical suffix).

Joyous (a.) Glad; gay; merry; joyful; also, affording or inspiring joy; with of before the word or words expressing the cause of joy.

Limous (a.) Muddy; slimy; thick.

Mucous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance.

Mucous (a.) Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane.

Nodous (a.) Nodose; knotty; knotted.

Noious (a.) Annoying; troublesome.

Noyous (a.) Annoying; disagreeable.

Odious (a.) Hateful; deserving or receiving hatred; as, an odious name, system, vice.

Odious (a.) Causing or provoking hatred, repugnance, or disgust; offensive; disagreeable; repulsive; as, an odious sight; an odious smell.

Oleous (a.) Oily.

Pilous (a.) See Pilose.

Porous (n.) Full of pores; having interstices in the skin or in the substance of the body; having spiracles or passages for fluids; permeable by liquids; as, a porous skin; porous wood.

Ramous (a.) Ramose.

Rimous (a.) Rimose.

Rufous (a.) Reddish; of a yellowish red or brownish red color; tawny.

Rugous (a.) Wrinkled; rugose.

Scious (a.) Knowing; having knowledge.

Serous (a.) Thin; watery; like serum; as the serous fluids.

Serous (a.) Of or pertaining to serum; as, the serous glands, membranes, layers. See Serum.

Setous (a.) Thickly set with bristles or bristly hairs.

Simous (a.) Having a very flat or snub nose, with the end turned up.

Timous (a.) Timely; seasonable.

Tonous (a.) Abounding in tone or sound.

Torous (a.) Torose.

Uncous (a.) Hooklike; hooked.

Uveous (a.) Resembling a grape.

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