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

  • adj. Containing or yielding aluminum, alumina, or alum.

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  • adj. containing, or yielding aluminium or its ore

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing alum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing or yielding alum, alumina, or aluminium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. containing alum or aluminum


Latin alūmen, alūmin-, alum + -ferous.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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