Origin of beauteousME: see beauty and -ous
Beautiful, especially to the sight.
(comparative more beauteous, superlative most beauteous)
- (archaic) beautiful
- He had stood in the beauteous land - the land of Israel - with destruction in his hand.
- And out of one of them came forth a little horn (Antiochus Epiphanes) which waxed exceeding great towards the south (Egypt) and towards the East (Babylon) and towards the beauteous land (the land of Israel)."
- Preach the doctrine, beauteous in inception, beauteous in continuation, beauteous in its end.