manganous

[mang-guh-nuh s, man-gan-uh s, mang-]
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adjective Chemistry.

containing bivalent manganese.

Origin of manganous

First recorded in 1815–25; mangan(ese) + -ous
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manganous

adjective

of or containing manganese in the divalent state
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