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manganous

[ mang-guh-nuhs, man-gan-uhs, mang- ]
/ ˈmæŋ gə nəs, mænˈgæn əs, mæŋ- /
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adjective Chemistry.
containing bivalent manganese.
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Origin of manganous

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

manganous
/ (ˈmæŋɡənəs, mænˈɡænəs) /

adjective
of or containing manganese in the divalent state
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