But these 'eus' and 'ous' cause dire misery to all foreigners.
Bisetose -ous: with two bristle-like or setaceous appendages.
This made the Raven angry, for he was very cur'ous; an' he thought the Gray Elk had two tongues.
Ligament′al, Ligament′ous, composing or resembling a ligament.
Oh, when my wife died, I wanted sum 'un to take care of the childern, so I takes Peg into the 'ous.
Words ending in ous have the accents on the antepenult, as uxrious, volptuous.
Irish druim, the back, with the termination -ach, equivalent to English -ous and -y.
Compare the English capacious, veracious, hilarious, where -ous is added to other stems than those in o.
In cases where more than two acids are known, use is made of prefixes in addition to the two suffixes -icand -ous.
Thenui- ous man seketh to depraue, the worthinesse of fame in other,The igno- raunte.
word-forming element making adjectives from nouns, meaning "having, full of, having to do with, doing, inclined to," from Old French -ous, -eux, from Latin -osus (cf. -ose (1)). In chemistry, "having a lower valence than forms expressed in -ic."
Latin oculus uterque (either eye, each eye)
Possessing; full of; characterized by: filamentous.
Having a valence lower than that of a specified element in compounds or ions named with adjectives ending in -ic: ferrous.