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manganous

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adjective man·ga·nous \-nəs\

Definition of manganous

  1. :  of, relating to, or derived from manganese; especially :  containing this element with a valence of two



1842

First Known Use of manganous

1842


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manganous

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adjective man·ga·nous \-nəs\

Medical Definition of manganous

  1. :  of, relating to, or derived from manganese; especially :  containing this element with a valence of two




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