manganous oxide

noun

Definition of manganous oxide

: an insoluble monoxide MnO of manganese found in nature as manganosite and obtained as a green easily oxidizable powder by heating other oxides of manganese in a current of hydrogen

called also manganese(II) oxide

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“Manganous oxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manganous%20oxide. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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