From Latin bibulusfrombibereto drinkpō(i)- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Latinbibulus (“freely or readily drinking”, from bibō, “I drink”; whence also beverage and imbibe) + -ous
Bibulous Sentence Examples
Thin straw-coloured paper, such as is used for biscuit bags, may be conveniently employed by travellers unable to carry a quantity of bibulous paper.
A third method consists in placing the specimen within bibulous paper, and enclosing the whole between two plates of coarsely perforated zinc supported in a wooden frame.
The paper, with the specimen upwards, is then laid on bibulous paper for a few minutes to absorb as much as possible of the superfluous moisture.
The remaining portions of the pileus are then lightly pressed, as well as the central slices, between bibulous paper until dry, and the whole is then "poisoned," and gummed on a sheet of paper in such a manner as to show the under surface of the one and the upper surface of the other half of the pileus on the same sheet.