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fumous

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

fume +‎ -ous

AdjectiveEdit

fumous (comparative more fumous, superlative most fumous)

  1. (obsolete or literary) Of or resembling fumes or smoke.
    • 1927, H. P. Lovecraft, The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath:
      Upon their heads were strapped vast helmet-like torches of glittering metal, from which the fragrance of obscure balsams spread in fumous spirals.