Etymology

1. phosphorous

adjective. ['ˈfɑːsfɝəs'] containing or characteristic of phosphorus.

Etymology

  • -ous (English)
  • phosphorus (English)
  • phosphorus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Phosphorous

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Example sentences of the word phosphorous


1. Adjective
Sediment will form as the phosphorous in the water binds with the alum powder.

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