chromous

[kroh-muh s]
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adjective

containing chromium in the divalent state, as chromous carbonate, CrCO3.

Origin of chromous

First recorded in 1830–40; chrom(ium) + -ous
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chromous

adjective

of or containing chromium in the divalent state
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