ruthenious

adjective
ru·​the·​ni·​ous | \ rüˈthēnēəs \
variants: or less commonly ruthenous \ ˈrüthənəs \

Definition of ruthenious

: of, relating to, or derived from ruthenium used especially of compounds in which this element has a relatively low valence

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History and Etymology for ruthenious

ruthenious from New Latin ruthenium + English -ous; ruthenous from ruthen- + -ous

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“Ruthenious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruthenious. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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