from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, flame.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or consisting of flame; like flame.


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


  • 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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