uranous

adjective
ura·​nous | \ ˈyu̇rənəs, yəˈrān- \

Definition of uranous

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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for uranous

New Latin uranosus, from uran- entry 2 + Latin -osus -ose

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About uranous

Dictionary Entries Near uranous

uranotil

uranous

Uranus

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for uranous

Cite this Entry

“Uranous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uranous. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon
Seen & Heard
People are talking about

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!