manganous

adjective

man·​ga·​nous ˈmaŋ-gə-nəs How to pronounce manganous (audio)
: of, relating to, or derived from manganese
especially : containing this element with a valence of two

Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of manganous was in 1823

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Cite this Entry

“Manganous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manganous. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

manganous

adjective
man·​ga·​nous -nəs How to pronounce manganous (audio)
: of, relating to, or derived from manganese
especially : containing this element with a valence of two
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