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mercurous (not comparable)
- (chemistry) Pertaining to or derived from mercury.
- (chemistry) Of a compound, containing mercury with an oxidation number of 1.
- (pertaining to or derived from mercury): mercuric
- mercurous chloride
- mercurous fluoride
- mercurous nitrate
- mercurous oxide
- mercurous sulfide, mercurous sulphide