chromous

adjective
chro·​mous | \ ˈkrō-məs How to pronounce chromous (audio) \

Definition of chromous

: of, relating to, or derived from chromium especially with a valence of two

First Known Use of chromous

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chromous

chrome entry 1 + -ous

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“Chromous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromous. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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