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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