Definition of the noun TOFUS
What does TOFUS mean as a name of something?
- One of the mineral concretions usually about the joints, occurring chiefly in gouty persons.
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by Allan Pentecost
Tofus is an ambiguous term which seems to have been applied to a range of soft rocks. Ovid compared it with pumice, as a material unsuitable for building and Plinius wrote; 'e reliqua multitudine lapidum tofus aedif1cis inutilis est mortatilate, ...
by Noah Webster
tofus, tophus. Cf. Tofus, Toph, andTophin.] (Min.) (a)Asoft or porous stone formedby depositions fromwater, usually calcareous; called also calcareoustufa. (b)A friable ...
tofus, asoft stone.] Tuff,tuf,n. generally volcanic tuff, the name given to the comminuted rock débrisejected from a volcanic orifice. [Fr. tuf, tuffe—It. tufo, tufa—L. tofus.] Tuft,tuft,n.a green knoll: a grove, clump. [A.S toft—Ice.
Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. I - N by William Nicholson
Exostoses Hyperostosis Paedarthrocace Encystis Staphyloma Staphylosis Fungus Tofus Flemen ORDER III. 426. Verruca 427.
Chambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)
by Elaine Higgleton, Howard Sargeant, Anne Seaton
[Ital, from Lat tofus, soft stone] tuff n a rock composed of fine volcanic ...
3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations
tophus, tofus.] ...
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
Tofus 425. Flemen 428. Clavus 429.
Medical Lexicon (1839)
A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulæ for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c by Robley Dunglison
Tofus, 'l'ophus. Toile d'araignée, Aranci tcls—t. Cborn'idienne, sec Choroid—t. dc Gaultier ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
(Latin tophus, tofus, sandstone + -aceus= resembling, related to.) Descriptive of something sandy, gritty or coarse. TOPIARY Adj. (Latin topiarius = ornamental gardener). Art of trimming and training shrubs or ...
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Scrabble value of T1O1F4U1S1
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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