Definition of fluorous in English:

fluorous

adjective

Chemistry
  • Originally: relating to or obtained from fluorspar. In later use: containing fluorine; especially designating or involving fluorinated solvents.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Kerr (1757–1813), scientific writer and translator. From fluor + -ous, after French † fluoreux.

Pronunciation

fluorous

/ˈflɔːrəs//ˈflʊərəs/