Definition of lateritious in English:

lateritious

(also latericious, latericeous)

adjective

  • Resembling or made of brick; specifically of the colour of brick; brick red or (Mycology) dark brick-red; designating this colour.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From classical Latin laterīcius, laterītius made of brick + -ous.

Pronunciation

lateritious

/ˌlatəˈrɪʃəs/