mercurous

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adjective mer·cu·rous \(ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-əs, ˈmər-kyə-rəs\

Definition of mercurous

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing mercury; especially :  containing mercury with a valence of one

First Known Use of mercurous

1858


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mercurous

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adjective mer·cu·rous \(ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-əs, ˈmər-kyə-rəs\

Medical Definition of mercurous

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing mercury; especially :  containing mercury with a valence of one

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