se·​lenic | \ sə̇ˈlenik, -lēn- \

Definition of selenic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or like the moon
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Definition of selenic (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or containing selenium used especially of compounds in which this element has a higher valence than in selenious compounds

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History and Etymology for selenic

Adjective (1)

selen- entry 1 + -ic

Adjective (2)

Swedish selen selenic (from New Latin selenium) + English -ic

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“Selenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/selenic. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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