chlorous

[klawr-uh s, klohr-]

Origin of chlorous

First recorded in 1835–45; chlor-2 + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for chlorous

chlorous

adjective
  1. of or containing chlorine in the trivalent state
  2. of or containing chlorous acid
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