Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or consisting of flame; like flame.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, flame.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling fire; fiery.
  • adjective having the color of fire; fire-colored, flame-colored

Etymologies

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From Latin flammeus, "fiery", derivative of flamma, "a flame of fire."

Examples

  • In amber there is a flammeous and spirituous nature, and this by rubbing on the surface is emitted by recluse passages, and does the same that the loadstone does.

    Essays and Miscellanies

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