(comparative more ozonous, superlative most ozonous)
- Archaic form of ozonic.
ozone + -ous
Variant of ozone
- an unstable, pale-blue gas, O, with a penetrating odor: it is an allotropic form of oxygen, formed usually by a silent electrical discharge in air, and is used as an oxidizing, deodorizing, and bleaching agent and in the purification of water
- Slang pure, fresh air
Origin of ozoneFrench ; from Classical Greek ozein, to smell ; from Indo-European base an unverified form od- from source Classical Latin odor