chromous

adjective

chro·​mous ˈkrō-məs How to pronounce chromous (audio)
: of, relating to, or derived from chromium especially with a valence of two

Word History

Etymology

chrome entry 1 + -ous

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chromous was in 1830

Dictionary Entries Near chromous

Cite this Entry

“Chromous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromous. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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