nitrous

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ni·trous

adjective \ˈnī-trəs\

Definition of NITROUS

archaic
:  of, relating to, or containing niter

Origin of NITROUS

New Latin nitrosus, from Latin, full of natron, from nitrum natron — more at niter
First Known Use: 1601

ni·trous

adjective \ˈnī-trəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NITROUS

: of, relating to, or containing nitrogen especially with a lower valence than in corresponding nitric compounds

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