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Latin halitus breath, vapor, from halare to breathe: compare French halitueux


halituous (comparative more halituous, superlative most halituous)

  1. (obsolete) Produced by, or like, breath; vaporous.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for halituous in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)