arsenous

[ ahr-suh-nuh s ]
/ ˈɑr sə nəs /

adjective Chemistry.

containing arsenic in the trivalent state, as arsenous chloride, AsCl3.
of or derived from arsenous acid.

Nearby words

  1. arseno,
  2. arseno group,
  3. arseno-,
  4. arsenolite,
  5. arsenopyrite,
  6. arsenous acid,
  7. arsey,
  8. arshin,
  9. arsine,
  10. arsino

Also arsenious.

Origin of arsenous

First recorded in 1790–1800; arsen- + -ous

Can be confusedarsenous arsonous

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