cerous


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ce·rous

 (sîr′əs)
adj.
Relating to or containing cerium, especially with valence 3.

cerous

(ˈsɪərəs)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of or containing cerium in the trivalent state
[C19: from cerium + -ous]

ce•rous

(ˈsɪər əs)

adj.
containing trivalent cerium.
[1860–65]
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Adj.1.cerous - of or relating to or containing cerium with valence 3
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