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po·rous

porous

 
pronunciation:
po rs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having many pores.
Sponges have porous bodies.
derivations: porously (adv.), porousness (n.)
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The word porous contains the following part:
-ous, -ious Latin adjective-forming suffix that means full of, characterized by
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