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[man-gan-ik, mang-]
adjective Chemistry.
  1. of or containing manganese, especially in the trivalent state.
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Origin of manganic

First recorded in 1830–40; mangan(ese) + -ic
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Examples from the Web for manganic

Historical Examples

  • It is produced by igniting manganous carbonate, or manganic oxide, or manganic peroxide.

    Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II

    Arnold Cooley

  • Prepared on the large scale by heating a mixture of manganic peroxide and sodium hydrate to redness in a current of air.

  • Gluconic acid distilled with hydrochloric acid gave traces of furfural; so also with sulphuric acid and manganic oxide.

  • Manganese forms two unstable acids, namely, manganic acid and permanganic acid.

British Dictionary definitions for manganic


  1. of or containing manganese in the trivalent state
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