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

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History and Etymology for uranous

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

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“Uranous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uranous. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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