Arsenious
Arsenious Ar*se"ni*ous, a. [Cf. F. ars['e]nieux.] 1. Pertaining to, consisting of, or containing, arsenic; as, arsenious powder or glass. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, arsenic, when having an equivalence next lower than the highest; as, arsenious acid. [1913 Webster]


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  • arsenious — [är sē′nē əs] adj. ARSENOUS …   English World dictionary

  • arsenious — adjective Date: 1810 of, relating to, or containing arsenic especially when trivalent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arsenious — /ahr see nee euhs/, adj. Chem. arsenous. [ARSEN + IOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • arsenious — adjective of, or containing arsenic with a valence of 3 …   Wiktionary

  • arsenious — Arsenic (adj.). * * * ar·se·ni·ous är sē nē əs also ar·se·nous ärs nəs, ən əs adj of, relating to, or containing arsenic esp. when trivalent * * * ar·sen·i·ous (ahr senґe əs) arsenous …   Medical dictionary

  • arsenious — adj. pertaining to arsenic, containing arsenic (poisonous chemical element) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arsenious — ar·se·ni·ous …   English syllables

  • arsenious — adjective relating to compounds in which arsenic is trivalent • Pertains to noun: ↑arsenic • Derivationally related forms: ↑arsenic …   Useful english dictionary

  • arsenious acid — n ARSENIC TRIOXIDE also any of several acids derived from arsenic trioxide …   Medical dictionary

  • arsenious oxide — n ARSENIC TRIOXIDE …   Medical dictionary

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