Ru"mor*ous\, a. [Cf. OF. rumoreux, It. rumoroso, romoroso.]

1. Of or pertaining to a rumor; of the nature of rumors. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.

2. Famous; notorious. [Obs.] --Bale.

3. Murmuring. [Obs. or Poetic] --Drayton.
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