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osmious

[oz-mee-uh s] /ˈɒz mi əs/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or containing osmium in its lower valences.
Also, osmous [oz-muh s] /ˈɒz məs/ (Show IPA).
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; osmi(um) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for osmous

osmous

/ˈɒzməs/
adjective
1.
of or containing osmium in a low valence state, esp the divalent state Also osmious

osmious

/ˈɒzmɪəs/
adjective
1.
another word for osmous
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