cerous

adjective
ce·​rous | \ ˈsir-əs How to pronounce cerous (audio) \

Definition of cerous

: of, relating to, or containing cerium especially with a valence of three

First Known Use of cerous

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Cerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerous. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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