Name Report For First Name PONTUS:


First name PONTUS's origin is Greek. PONTUS means "sea". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with PONTUS below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of pontus.(Brown names are of the same origin (Greek) with PONTUS and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

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First Names Rhyming PONTUS



NAMES RHYMING WITH PONTUS (According to last letters):

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Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (tus) - Names That Ends with tus:

cestus lotus britomartus brutus absyrtus acastus admetus adrastus aegyptus cetus cletus cocytus cottus hephaestus hippolytus iapetus iphitus notus peisistratus plutus titus augustus otus artus

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el-nefous enygeus caeneus iasius negus maccus dabbous dassous fanous abdul-quddus boulus butrus yunus dryhus thaddeus bagdemagus brademagus isdernus peredurus luxovious nemausus ondrus argus ambrosius batholomeus basilius bonifacius cecilius clementius egidius eugenius eustatius theodorus darius horus aldous cassibellaunus guiderius lorineus ferragus marsilius senapus brus marcus seorus alemannus klaus abderus achelous aconteus acrisius aeacus aegeus aegisthus aeolus aesculapius alcinous alcyoneus aloeus alpheus amphiaraus amycus anastasius ancaeus androgeus antaeus antilochus antinous archemorus aristaeus ascalaphus asopus atreus autolycus avernus boethius

NAMES RHYMING WITH PONTUS (According to first letters):

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ponce poni

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podarge pol polak poldi polikwaptiwa polites poll pollock pollux polly poloma polycarp polydamas polydeuces polydorus polyeidus polyhymnia polymestor polynices polyphemus polyxena pomeroy pommelraie pommeraie poppy porfirio porfiro porrex porsche porter porteur portia portier posala poseidon poston poul powaqa powell powwaw


First Names which starts with 'po' and ends with 'us':

First Names which starts with 'p' and ends with 's':

palamedes palomydes palsmedes panagiotis pancratius pandareos pandarus paris parkins parmis parthenios patroclus pegasus peleus pelias pelleas pelles pelops peneus pentheus peredwus pericles perkins perris perseus persis persius petrus phantasos phelps phemius pheobus philips phillips phillis philoctetes philoetius phineas phinees phineus phorbas phorbus phorcys phrixus phylis phyllis piaras piers pinochos pirithous pittheus pityocamptes pius plexippus prasutagus prentiss priapus procrustes proinsias prokopios prometheus protesilaus proteus pslomydes psusennes pules pylades pyramus pyrrhus

English Words Rhyming PONTUS


ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH PONTUS (According to last letters):

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ailantusnoun (n.) A genus of beautiful trees, natives of the East Indies. The tree imperfectly di/cious, and the staminate or male plant is very offensive when blossom.

amarantusnoun (n.) Same as Amaranth.

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (tus) - English Words That Ends with tus:

afflatusnoun (n.) A breath or blast of wind.
 noun (n.) A divine impartation of knowledge; supernatural impulse; inspiration.

ambitusnoun (n.) The exterior edge or border of a thing, as the border of a leaf, or the outline of a bivalve shell.
 noun (n.) A canvassing for votes.

amotusadjective (a.) Elevated, -- as a toe, when raised so high that the tip does not touch the ground.

apparatusnoun (n.) Things provided as means to some end.
 noun (n.) Hence: A full collection or set of implements, or utensils, for a given duty, experimental or operative; any complex instrument or appliance, mechanical or chemical, for a specific action or operation; machinery; mechanism.
 noun (n.) A collection of organs all of which unite in a common function; as, the respiratory apparatus.
  (pl. ) of Apparatus

arbutusnoun (n.) Alt. of Arbute

asbestusnoun (n.) Alt. of Asbestos

asphaltusnoun (n.) See Asphalt.

attritusnoun (n.) Matter pulverized by attrition.

benedictusadjective (a.) The song of Zacharias at the birth of John the Baptist (Luke i. 68); -- so named from the first word of the Latin version.

boletusnoun (n.) A genus of fungi having the under side of the pileus or cap composed of a multitude of fine separate tubes. A few are edible, and others very poisonous.

cactusnoun (n.) Any plant of the order Cactacae, as the prickly pear and the night-blooming cereus. See Cereus. They usually have leafless stems and branches, often beset with clustered thorns, and are mostly natives of the warmer parts of America.

cathetusnoun (n.) One line or radius falling perpendicularly on another; as, the catheti of a right-angled triangle, that is, the two sides that include the right angle.

cestusnoun (n.) A girdle; particularly that of Aphrodite (or Venus) which gave the wearer the power of exciting love.
 noun (n.) A genus of Ctenophora. The typical species (Cestus Veneris) is remarkable for its brilliant iridescent colors, and its long, girdlelike form.
 noun (n.) A covering for the hands of boxers, made of leather bands, and often loaded with lead or iron.

cognatusnoun (n.) A person connected through cognation.

conatusnoun (n.) A natural tendency inherent in a body to develop itself; an attempt; an effort.

conspectusnoun (n.) A general sketch or outline of a subject; a synopsis; an epitome.

crepitusnoun (n.) The noise produced by a sudden discharge of wind from the bowels.
 noun (n.) Same as Crepitation, 2.

cultusnoun (n. sing. & pl.) Established or accepted religious rites or usages of worship; state of religious development. Cf. Cult, 2.
 adjective (a.) Bad, worth less; no good.

cumulostratusnoun (n.) A form of cloud. See Cloud.

decubitusnoun (n.) An attitude assumed in lying down; as, the dorsal decubitus.

delectusnoun (n.) A name given to an elementary book for learners of Latin or Greek.

detritusnoun (n.) A mass of substances worn off from solid bodies by attrition, and reduced to small portions; as, diluvial detritus.
 noun (n.) Hence: Any fragments separated from the body to which they belonged; any product of disintegration.

emeritusnoun (n.) A veteran who has honorably completed his service.
 adjective (a.) Honorably discharged from the performance of public duty on account of age, infirmity, or long and faithful services; -- said of an officer of a college or pastor of a church.

eucalyptusnoun (n.) A myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an immense height, one or two species exceeding the height even of the California Sequoia.

exocetusnoun (n.) Alt. of Exocoetus

exocoetusnoun (n.) A genus of fishes, including the common flying fishes. See Flying fish.

fetusnoun (n.) The young or embryo of an animal in the womb, or in the egg; often restricted to the later stages in the development of viviparous and oviparous animals, embryo being applied to the earlier stages.

flatusnoun (n.) A breath; a puff of wind.
 noun (n.) Wind or gas generated in the stomach or other cavities of the body.
  (pl. ) of Flatus

foetusnoun (n.) Same as Fetus.

fremitusnoun (n., sing. & pl.) Palpable vibration or thrill; as, the rhonchial fremitus.

gymnotusnoun (n.) A genus of South American fresh-water fishes, including the Gymnotus electricus, or electric eel. It has a greenish, eel-like body, and is possessed of electric power.

habitusnoun (n.) Habitude; mode of life; general appearance.

hiatusnoun (n.) An opening; an aperture; a gap; a chasm; esp., a defect in a manuscript, where some part is lost or effaced; a space where something is wanting; a break.
 noun (n.) The concurrence of two vowels in two successive words or syllables.
  (pl. ) of Hiatus

ictusnoun (n.) The stress of voice laid upon accented syllable of a word. Cf. Arsis.
 noun (n.) A stroke or blow, as in a sunstroke, the sting of an insect, pulsation of an artery, etc.

impetusnoun (n.) A property possessed by a moving body in virtue of its weight and its motion; the force with which any body is driven or impelled; momentum.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Impulse; incentive; vigor; force.
 noun (n.) The aititude through which a heavy body must fall to acquire a velocity equal to that with which a ball is discharged from a piece.

lacertusnoun (n.) A bundle or fascicle of muscular fibers.

leptusnoun (n.) The six-legged young, or larva, of certain mites; -- sometimes used as a generic name. See Harvest mite, under Harvest.

linctusnoun (n.) Medicine taken by licking with the tongue.

literatusnoun (n.) A learned man; a man acquainted with literature; -- chiefly used in the plural.

lotusnoun (n.) A name of several kinds of water lilies; as Nelumbium speciosum, used in religious ceremonies, anciently in Egypt, and to this day in Asia; Nelumbium luteum, the American lotus; and Nymphaea Lotus and N. caerulea, the respectively white-flowered and blue-flowered lotus of modern Egypt, which, with Nelumbium speciosum, are figured on its ancient monuments.
 noun (n.) The lotus of the lotuseaters, probably a tree found in Northern Africa, Sicily, Portugal, and Spain (Zizyphus Lotus), the fruit of which is mildly sweet. It was fabled by the ancients to make strangers who ate of it forget their native country, or lose all desire to return to it.
 noun (n.) The lote, or nettle tree. See Lote.
 noun (n.) A genus (Lotus) of leguminous plants much resembling clover.
 noun (n.) An ornament much used in Egyptian architecture, generally asserted to have been suggested by the Egyptian water lily.

mallotusnoun (n.) A genus of small Arctic fishes. One American species, the capelin (Mallotus villosus), is extensively used as bait for cod.

meatusnoun (n. sing. & pl.) A natural passage or canal; as, the external auditory meatus. See Illust. of Ear.

notusnoun (n.) The south wind.

quietusadjective (a.) Final discharge or acquittance, as from debt or obligation; that which silences claims; (Fig.) rest; death.
 adjective (a.) Final discharge or acquittance, as from debt or obligation; that which silences claims; (Fig.) rest; death.

pectusnoun (n.) The breast of a bird.

pericarditusnoun (n.) Inflammation of the pericardium.

peripatusnoun (n.) A genus of lowly organized arthropods, found in South Africa, Australia, and tropical America. It constitutes the order Malacopoda.

plutusnoun (n.) The son of Jason and Ceres, and the god of wealth. He was represented as bearing a cornucopia, and as blind, because his gifts were bestowed without discrimination of merit.

productusnoun (n.) An extinct genus of brachiopods, very characteristic of the Carboniferous rocks.

prospectusnoun (n.) A summary, plan, or scheme of something proposed, affording a prospect of its nature; especially, an exposition of the scheme of an unpublished literary work.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH PONTUS (According to first letters):

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pontagenoun (n.) A duty or tax paid for repairing bridges.

ponteenoun (n.) An iron rod used by glass makers for manipulating the hot glass; -- called also, puntil, puntel, punty, and ponty. See Fascet.

ponticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Pontus, Euxine, or Black Sea.

pontifexnoun (n.) A high priest; a pontiff.

pontiffnoun (n.) A high priest.
 noun (n.) One of the sacred college, in ancient Rome, which had the supreme jurisdiction over all matters of religion, at the head of which was the Pontifex Maximus.
 noun (n.) The chief priest.
 noun (n.) The pope.

pontificadjective (a.) Relating to, or consisting of, pontiffs or priests.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the pope; papal.

pontificalnoun (n.) A book containing the offices, or formulas, used by a pontiff.
 noun (n.) The dress and ornaments of a pontiff.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a pontiff, or high priest; as, pontifical authority; hence, belonging to the pope; papal.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the building of bridges.

pontificalitynoun (n.) The state and government of the pope; the papacy.

pontificatenoun (n.) The state or dignity of a high priest; specifically, the office of the pope.
 noun (n.) The term of office of a pontiff.
 verb (v. i.) To perform the duty of a pontiff.

pontificenoun (n.) Bridgework; structure or edifice of a bridge.

pontificialadjective (a.) Papal; pontifical.

pontificiannoun (n.) One who adheres to the pope or papacy; a papist.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the pontiff or pope.

pontilnoun (n.) Same as Pontee.

pontileadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the pons Varolii. See Pons.

pontineadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an extensive marshy district between Rome and Naples.

pontlevisnoun (n.) The action of a horse in rearing repeatedly and dangerously.

pontonnoun (n.) See Pontoon.

pontoonnoun (n.) A wooden flat-bottomed boat, a metallic cylinder, or a frame covered with canvas, India rubber, etc., forming a portable float, used in building bridges quickly for the passage of troops.
 noun (n.) A low, flat vessel, resembling a barge, furnished with cranes, capstans, and other machinery, used in careening ships, raising weights, drawing piles, etc., chiefly in the Mediterranean; a lighter.

pontooningnoun (n.) The act, art, or process of constructing pontoon bridges.

pontynoun (n.) See Pontee.

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (pon) - Words That Begins with pon:

ponchonoun (n.) A kind of cloak worn by the Spanish Americans, having the form of a blanket, with a slit in the middle for the head to pass through. A kind of poncho made of rubber or painted cloth is used by the mounted troops in the United States service.
 noun (n.) A trade name for camlets, or stout worsteds.

pondnoun (n.) A body of water, naturally or artificially confined, and usually of less extent than a lake.
 verb (v. t.) To make into a pond; to collect, as water, in a pond by damming.
 verb (v. t.) To ponder.

ponderingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ponder
 adjective (a.) Deliberating.

ponderabilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being ponderable.

ponderableadjective (a.) Capable of being weighed; having appreciable weight.

ponderaladjective (a.) Estimated or ascertained by weight; -- distinguished from numeral; as, a ponderal drachma.

ponderancenoun (n.) Weight; gravity.

ponderaryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to weight; as, a ponderary system.

ponderationnoun (n.) The act of weighing.

ponderernoun (n.) One who ponders.

ponderositynoun (n.) The quality or state of being ponderous; weight; gravity; heaviness, ponderousness; as, the ponderosity of gold.

ponderousadjective (a.) Very heavy; weighty; as, a ponderous shield; a ponderous load; the ponderous elephant.
 adjective (a.) Important; momentous; forcible.
 adjective (a.) Heavy; dull; wanting; lightless or spirit; as, a ponderous style; a ponderous joke.

ponderousnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being ponderous; ponderosity.

pondfishnoun (n.) Any one of numerous species of American fresh-water fishes belonging to the family Centrarchidae; -- called also pond perch, and sunfish.

pondweednoun (n.) Any aquatic plant of the genus Potamogeton, of which many species are found in ponds or slow-moving rivers.

ponenoun (n.) A kind of johnnycake.
 noun (n.) An original writ, now superseded by the writ of certiorari, for removing a case from an inferior court into the Court of Exchequer.
 noun (n.) An obsolete writ to enforce appearance in court by attaching goods or requiring securities.
 noun (n.) The player who cuts the cards, being usually the player on the dealer's right.

ponentadjective (a.) Western; occidental.

pongeenoun (n.) A fabric of undyed silk from India and China.

pongheenoun (n.) A Buddhist priest of the higher orders in Burmah.

pongonoun (n.) Any large ape; especially, the chimpanzee and the orang-outang.

poniardnoun (n.) A kind of dagger, -- usually a slender one with a triangular or square blade.
 verb (v. t.) To pierce with a poniard; to stab.

poniardingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Poniard

ponibilitynoun (n.) The capability of being placed or located.

ponsnoun (n.) A bridge; -- applied to several parts which connect others, but especially to the pons Varolii, a prominent band of nervous tissue situated on the ventral side of the medulla oblongata and connected at each side with the hemispheres of the cerebellum; the mesocephalon. See Brain.

ponvolantnoun (n.) A kind of light bridge, used in sieges, for surprising a post or outwork which has but a narrow moat; a flying bridge.

ponynoun (n.) A small horse.
 noun (n.) Twenty-five pounds sterling.
 noun (n.) A translation or a key used to avoid study in getting lessons; a crib.
 noun (n.) A small glass of beer.

ponceletnoun (n.) A unit of power, being the power obtained from an expenditure of one hundred kilogram-meters of energy per second. One poncelet equals g watts, when g is the value of the acceleration of gravity in centimeters.


English Words which starts with 'po' and ends with 'us':

podagrousadjective (a.) Gouty; podagric.

podocephalousadjective (a.) Having a head of flowers on a long peduncle, or footstalk.

podophthalmousadjective (a.) Having the eyes on movable footstalks, or pedicels.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Podophthalmia.

podophyllousadjective (a.) Having thin, flat, leaflike locomotive organs.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or composing, the layer of tissue, made up of laminae, beneath a horse's hoof.

poikilothermousadjective (a.) Poikilothermal.

poisonousadjective (a.) Having the qualities or effects of poison; venomous; baneful; corrupting; noxious.

polemoniaceousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Polemoniaceae), which includes Polemonium, Phlox, Gilia, and a few other genera.

pollenariousadjective (a.) Consisting of meal or pollen.

polleniferousadjective (a.) Producing pollen; polliniferous.

polliniferousadjective (a.) Producing pollen; polleniferous.

polyadelphousadjective (a.) Belonging to the class Polyadelphia; having stamens united in three or more bundles.

polyandrousadjective (a.) Belonging to the class Polyandria; having many stamens, or any number above twenty, inserted in the receptacle.

polyanthusnoun (n.) The oxlip. So called because the peduncle bears a many-flowered umbel. See Oxlip. (b) A bulbous flowering plant of the genus Narcissus (N. Tazetta, or N. polyanthus of some authors). See Illust. of Narcissus.

polycarpousadjective (a.) Bearing fruit repeatedly, or year after year.
 adjective (a.) Having several pistils in one flower.

polychromousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to polychromy; many-colored; polychromatic.

polychroniousadjective (a.) Enduring through a long time; chronic.

polyedrousadjective (a.) See Polyhedral.

polygalaceousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Polygalaceae) of which Polygala is the type.

polygamousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to polygamy; characterized by, or involving, polygamy; having a plurality of wives; as, polygamous marriages; -- opposed to monogamous.
 adjective (a.) Pairing with more than one female.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Polygamia; bearing both hermaphrodite and unisexual flowers on the same plant.

polygenousadjective (a.) Consisting of, or containing, many kinds; as, a polygenous mountain.

polyglottousadjective (a.) Speaking many languages; polyglot.

polygonaceousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of apetalous plants (Polygonaceae), of which the knotweeds (species of Polygonum) are the type, and which includes also the docks (Rumex), the buckwheat, rhubarb, sea grape (Coccoloba), and several other genera.

polygonousadjective (a.) Polygonal.

polygordiusnoun (n.) A genus of marine annelids, believed to be an ancient or ancestral type. It is remarkable for its simplicity of structure and want of parapodia. It is the type of the order Archiannelida, or Gymnotoma. See Loeven's larva.

polygynousadjective (a.) Having many styles; belonging to the order Polygynia.

polyhedrousadjective (a.) Polyhedral.

polymeniscousadjective (a.) Having numerous facets; -- said of the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans.

polymerousadjective (a.) Having many parts or members in each set.
 adjective (a.) Polymeric.

polymorphousadjective (a.) Having, or assuming, a variety of forms, characters, or styles; as, a polymorphous author.
 adjective (a.) Having, or occurring in, several distinct forms; -- opposed to monomorphic.

polymyodousadjective (a.) Polymyoid.

polyommatousadjective (a.) Having many eyes.

polyonomousadjective (a.) Having many names or titles; polyonymous.

polyonymousadjective (a.) Polyonomous.

polyparousadjective (a.) Producing or bearing a great number; bringing forth many.

polypetalousadjective (a.) Consisting of, or having, several or many separate petals; as, a polypetalous corolla, flower, or plant.

polyphagousadjective (a.) Eating, or subsisting on, many kinds of food; as, polyphagous animals.

polyphemusnoun (n.) A very large American moth (Telea polyphemus) belonging to the Silkworm family (Bombycidae). Its larva, which is very large, bright green, with silvery tubercles, and with oblique white stripes on the sides, feeds on the oak, chestnut, willow, cherry, apple, and other trees. It produces a large amount of strong silk. Called also American silkworm.

polyphonousadjective (a.) Same as Polyphonic.

polyphyllousadjective (a.) Many-leaved; as, a polyphyllous calyx or perianth.

polypiferousadjective (a.) Bearing polyps, or polypites.

polypiparousadjective (a.) Producing polyps.

polyporousadjective (a.) Having many pores.

polyporusnoun (n.) A genus of fungi having the under surface full of minute pores; also, any fungus of this genus.

polypousadjective (a.) Of the nature of a polypus; having many feet or roots, like the polypus; affected with polypus.

polypterusnoun (n.) An African genus of ganoid fishes including the bichir.

polypusnoun (n.) Same as Polyp.
 noun (n.) A tumor, usually with a narrow base, somewhat resembling a pear, -- found in the nose, uterus, etc., and produced by hypertrophy of some portion of the mucous membrane.

polyrhizousadjective (a.) Having numerous roots, or rootlets.

polysepalousadjective (a.) Having the sepals separate from each other.

polyspermousadjective (a.) Containing many seeds; as, a polyspermous capsule or berry.

polysporousadjective (a.) Containing many spores.

polythalamousadjective (a.) Many-chambered; -- applied to shells of Foraminifera and cephalopods. See Illust. of Nautilus.

polytocousadjective (a.) Bearing fruit repeatedly, as most perennial plants; polycarpic.
 adjective (a.) Producing many or young.

polytomousadjective (a.) Subdivided into many distinct subordinate parts, which, however, not being jointed to the petiole, are not true leaflets; -- said of leaves.

pomaceousadjective (a.) Like an apple or pear; producing pomes.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a suborder (Pomeae) of rosaceous plants, which includes the true thorn trees, the quinces, service berries, medlars, and loquats, as well as the apples, pears, crabs, etc.
 adjective (a.) Like pomace.

pomiferousadjective (a.) Bearing pomes, or applelike fruits.
 adjective (a.) Bearing fruits, or excrescences, more or less resembling an apple.

pompelmousnoun (n.) A shaddock, esp. one of large size.

pompousadjective (a.) Displaying pomp; stately; showy with grandeur; magnificent; as, a pompous procession.
 adjective (a.) Ostentatious; pretentious; boastful; vainlorious; as, pompous manners; a pompous style.

populousadjective (a.) Abounding in people; full of inhabitants; containing many inhabitants in proportion to the extent of the country.
 adjective (a.) Popular; famous.
 adjective (a.) Common; vulgar.
 adjective (a.) Numerous; in large number.

porcelaneousadjective (a.) Alt. of Porcellaneous

porcellaneousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to porcelain; resembling porcelain; as, porcelaneous shells.
 adjective (a.) Having a smooth, compact shell without pores; -- said of certain Foraminifera.

porcelanousadjective (a.) Alt. of Porcellanous

porcellanousadjective (a.) Porcelaneous.

porousnoun (n.) Full of pores; having interstices in the skin or in the substance of the body; having spiracles or passages for fluids; permeable by liquids; as, a porous skin; porous wood.

porphyraceousadjective (a.) Porphyritic.

porpusnoun (n.) A porpoise.

porraceousadjective (a.) Resembling the leek in color; greenish.

portentousadjective (a.) Of the nature of a portent; containing portents; foreshadowing, esp. foreshadowing ill; ominous.
 adjective (a.) Hence: Monstrous; prodigious; wonderful; dreadful; as, a beast of portentous size.

portulacaceousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Portulacaceae), of which Portulaca is the type, and which includes also the spring beauty (Claytonia) and other genera.

posthumousadjective (a.) Born after the death of the father, or taken from the dead body of the mother; as, a posthumous son or daughter.
 adjective (a.) Published after the death of the author; as, posthumous works; a posthumous edition.
 adjective (a.) Being or continuing after one's death; as, a posthumous reputation.

postticousadjective (a.) Posterior.
 adjective (a.) Situated on the outer side of a filament; -- said of an extrorse anther.

postumousadjective (a.) See Posthumous.