Bibulous meaning

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Very absorbent, as paper or soil.
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Highly absorbent.
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Given to or marked by the consumption of alcoholic drink.

A bibulous fellow; a bibulous evening.

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Given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol.
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Addicted to or fond of alcoholic beverages.
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Origin of bibulous

  • From Latin bibulus from bibere to drink pō(i)- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin bibulus (“freely or readily drinking”, from bibō, “I drink”; whence also beverage and imbibe) +‎ -ous

    From Wiktionary