chromous

[ kroh-muhs ]
/ ˈkroʊ məs /

adjective

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

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Origin of chromous

First recorded in 1830–40; chrom(ium) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for chromous

chromous
/ (ˈkrəʊməs) /

adjective

of or containing chromium in the divalent state
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