Chromous acid
Chromous Chro"mous, a. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, chromium, when this element has a valence lower than that in chromic compounds. [1913 Webster]

{Chromous acid}, a bluish gray powder, CrO.OH, of weak acid properties and regard as an acid. [1913 Webster]


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