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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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