selenious

adjective
se·​le·​ni·​ous | \ sə̇ˈlēnēəs \
variants: or less commonly selenous \ sə̇ˈlēnəs , ˈselən-​ \

Definition of selenious

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

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History and Etymology for selenious

International Scientific Vocabulary selen- entry 2 + -ious or -ous

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“Selenious.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/selenious. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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