Definition of industrous in English:

industrous

adjective

rare, historical
  • Industrious.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Dee (1527–1609), mathematician, astrologer, and antiquary. Variant of industrious, in later use frequently representing a colloquial or nonstandard pronunciation of that word.

Pronunciation

industrous

/ɪnˈdʌstrəs/