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tantalous

[tan-tl-uh s] /ˈtæn tl əs/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
containing trivalent tantalum.
Origin of tantalous
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; tantal(um) + -ous
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tantalous

/ˈtæntələs/
adjective
1.
of or containing tantalum in the trivalent state
Word Origin
C19: from tantal(um) + -ous
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