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, ...
Tophus, tofus Latin tophus, alternate form of torus: "tufa, tuff, toph," This represents a soft, lighdy colored, stratified and porous stone such as consolidated volcanic ash or the deposit around a mineral spring. 1n medicine, the word was applied ...
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 ...
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 ...
The British Encyclopedia (1818)
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
Aneurisma Cirsocele Gastrocele Hepatocele Splenocele Hysterocele Hygrocirsocele Sarcocele Physcocele Exostoses Hyperostosis Padarthrocace Encystis Staphyloma Staphylosis Fungus Tofus Flemen 329. Athymia 330. Delirium 331.
For General Use by Karel Jonáš
toph, t8f, tofus ...
A Lexicon of Alchemy (2014)
by Martin Rulandus
A yellowishStone, light, likethe gravelstone Tofus; alsoof honeycomb nature; mined at Rabsich, above Misena.
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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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