ruthenious

[roo-thee-nee-uh s, -theen-yuh s]

adjective Chemistry.

containing bivalent ruthenium.

Nearby words

  1. ruth,
  2. ruth, babe,
  3. ruthenia,
  4. ruthenian,
  5. ruthenic,
  6. ruthenium,
  7. rutherford,
  8. rutherford scattering,
  9. rutherford, ernest,
  10. rutherford, joseph franklin

Origin of ruthenious

First recorded in 1865–70; rutheni(um) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for ruthenious

ruthenious

adjective

of or containing ruthenium in a divalent state
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