chromous

adjective
chro·​mous | \ˈkrō-məs \

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about chromous

Statistics for chromous

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for chromous

The first known use of chromous was in 1830

See more words from the same year

Comments on chromous

What made you want to look up chromous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make faulty or ineffective

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!