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tellurous

[tel-yer-uh s, te-loo r-uh s] /ˈtɛl yər əs, tɛˈlʊər əs/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
containing tetravalent tellurium.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; tellur(ium) + -ous
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tellurous

/ˈtɛljʊrəs; tɛˈlʊərəs/
adjective
1.
of or containing tellurium, esp in a low valence state
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