lutulent

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lutulentus (dirty, impure), from lutum (mud, dirt)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lutulent (comparative more lutulent, superlative most lutulent)

  1. pertaining to mud, muddy
    • 1922: For who is there who anything of some significance has apprehended but is conscious that that exterior splendour may be the surface of a downwardtending lutulent reality — James Joyce, Ulysses
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