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Webster 1913 Edition


Uliginous

{

U-lig′i-noseˊ

,

U-lig′i-nous

, }
Adj.
[L.
uliginosus
, fr.
uligo
,
-inis
, moisture, fr.
uvere
to be moist.]
Muddy; oozy; slimy; also, growing in muddy places.
[R.]
Woodward.

Webster 1828 Edition


Uliginous

ULIG'INOUS

,
Adj.
[L. uliginosus, from uligo, ooziness.]
Muddy; oozy; slimy.

Definition 2021


uliginous

uliginous

English

Adjective

uliginous (comparative more uliginous, superlative most uliginous)

  1. Slimy.
    • 1658: water strongly boiled; wherein the Seeds are extinguished by fire and decoction, and therefore last long and pure without such alteration, affording neither uliginous coats, gnatworms, Acari, hairworms, like crude and common water — Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 205)
  2. Marshy, swampy, waterlogged.
  3. Growing in muddy places.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Woodward to this entry?)