tellurous

[tel-yer-uh s, te-loo r-uh s]
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adjective Chemistry.

containing tetravalent tellurium.

Nearby words

  1. tellurite,
  2. tellurium,
  3. tellurize,
  4. telluro-,
  5. tellurometer,
  6. tellus,
  7. telly,
  8. telo-,
  9. telocentric,
  10. telodendron

Origin of tellurous

First recorded in 1835–45; tellur(ium) + -ous

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tellurous

adjective

of or containing tellurium, esp in a low valence state
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