Definition of alkalinous in English:

alkalinous

adjective

Chemistry
rare
  • Alkaline; specifically (in later use) designating the alkali metals and alkaline earth metals collectively.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Benjamin Martin (bap. 1705, d. 1782), lecturer on science and maker of scientific instruments. From post-classical Latin alcalinus + -ous.

Pronunciation

alkalinous

/ˈalkəlʌɪnəs/