from The Century Dictionary.

  • See latericeous.

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

  • adjective Like bricks; of the color of red bricks.
  • adjective (Med.) a sediment in urine resembling brick dust, observed after the crises of fevers, and at the termination of gouty paroxysms. It usually consists of uric acid or urates with some coloring matter.

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  • adjective medicine Like bricks; of a reddish brick colour.


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Latin lateritius, from later a brick.



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  • It has a name?

    May 31, 2010

  • Though "brick-coloured", it seems to be only used in description of anatomy, if the examples are anything to follow. (You never know when you'll need some Practical Remarks on Dropsy!)

    May 31, 2010

  • My first thought was 'made of laterite' but the dictionary definitions only refer to the colour.

    May 31, 2010