tellurous

adjective tel·lu·rous \ˈtelyərəs; tə̇|ˈlu̇r-, te|, |lˈyu̇-\

Definition of tellurous

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing tellurium —used especially of compounds in which this element has a lower valence than in telluric compounds

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Origin and Etymology of tellurous

International Scientific Vocabulary tellur- + -ous


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