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vanadous

[ van-uh-duhs ]
/ ˈvæn ə dəs /
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adjective Chemistry.
containing divalent or trivalent vanadium.
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Also va·na·di·ous [vuh-ney-dee-uhs]. /vəˈneɪ di əs/.

Origin of vanadous

First recorded in 1855–60; vanad(ium) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for vanadous

vanadous
/ (ˈvænədəs) /

adjective
of or containing vanadium, esp in a divalent or trivalent state
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