manganous

[mang-guh-nuh s, man-gan-uh s, mang-]

Origin of manganous

First recorded in 1815–25; mangan(ese) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for manganous

manganous

adjective
  1. of or containing manganese in the divalent state
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