osmous

adjective
os·​mous | \ ˈäzməs \
variants: or less commonly osmious \ -​mēəs \

Definition of osmous

: of, relating to, or derived from osmium used especially of compounds in which this element exhibits a relatively low valence — compare osmic

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History and Etymology for osmous

osmous from osm- + -ous; osmious International Scientific Vocabulary osmium + -ous

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“Osmous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osmous. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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