Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Having; having the qualities of; full of: bilious.

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  • suffix Alternative spelling of -ous.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English, partly from Latin -ius and partly from Old French -ieus, -ieux (from Latin -iōsus).

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-i- +‎ -ous

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