Definition of pituitous in English:

pituitous

adjective

rare
  • Of, relating to, or of the nature of mucus or phlegm; (of a disease, etc.) characterized or caused by excess of mucus or phlegm (now historical).

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Banister (1532/3–?1610), surgeon. From classical Latin pītuītōsus; compare -ous.

Pronunciation

pituitous

/pɪˈtʃuːɪtəs//pɪˈtjuːɪtəs/