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nitrogenous

[ nahy-troj-uh-nuhs ]
/ naɪˈtrɒdʒ ə nəs /
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adjective
containing nitrogen.
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Origin of nitrogenous

First recorded in 1830–40; nitrogen + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM nitrogenous

hy·per·ni·trog·e·nous, adjectiveun·ni·trog·e·nous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nitrogenous

nitrogenous
/ (naɪˈtrɒdʒɪnəs) /

adjective
containing nitrogen or a nitrogen compounda nitrogenous fertilizer
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Scientific definitions for nitrogenous

nitrogenous
[ nī-trŏjə-nəs ]

Containing nitrogen or a compound of nitrogen.
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