stannous-chloride

stannous chloride

noun Chemistry.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, SnCl 2 ⋅2H 2 O, used chiefly as a reducing and tinning agent, and as a mordant in dyeing with cochineal.

Origin:
1865–70

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