argentous

[ ahr-jen-tuh s ]
/ ɑrˈdʒɛn təs /

adjective Chemistry.

containing univalent silver, as argentous chloride, AgCl.

Origin of argentous

First recorded in 1865–70; argent- + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for argentous

argentous

/ (ɑːˈdʒɛntəs) /

adjective

chem of or containing silver in the monovalent state
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