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Definition of bituminous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bituminous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//bɪˈtjuːmɪnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bəˈtuːmɪnəs//
 
 
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containing bitumen Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from French bitumineux, from Latin bituminosus.
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