Definition of arthrous in US English:

arthrous

adjective

Grammar
  • Of a Greek noun: used with the article. Opposed to anarthrous.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Faber (1773–1854), Church of England clergyman and religious writer. From ancient Greek ἄρθρον joint, (in grammar) the article + -ous.

Pronunciation

arthrous

/ˈɑːθrəs/