arsenous

arsenous

[ahr-suh-nuhs]
adjective Chemistry.
1.
containing arsenic in the trivalent state, as arsenous chloride, AsCl 3 .
2.
of or derived from arsenous acid.
Also, arsenious.


Origin:
1790–1800; arsen- + -ous

arsenous, arsonous.
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arsenious or arsenous (ɑːˈsiːnɪəs, ˈɑːsɪnəs)
 
adj
of or containing arsenic in the trivalent state
 
arsenous or arsenous
 
adj

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