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molybdenum +‎ -ous


molybdous (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or containing molybdenum; specifically designating those compounds in which molybdenum has a lower valence as contrasted with molybdic compounds.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for molybdous in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)