Definition of routous in English:

routous

adjective

rare
  • Originally: disorderly, tumultuous; unruly, noisy. In later use: (Law) of or relating to assembly in a rout; (of an assembly) of the nature of rout; (of a person) taking part in a rout.

Origin

Late 16th century. From rout + -ous. Compare earlier royetous and riotous.

Pronunciation

routous

/ˈraʊtəs/