Definition of manganous hydroxide
: a crystalline amphoteric compound Mn(OH)2 that is found in nature as pyrochroite, that is obtained synthetically as a white precipitate by adding alkali to a solution of a manganous salt, and that rapidly turns brown in air by oxidation
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