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fer·rous

 (fĕr′əs)
adj.
Relating to or containing iron, especially with valence 2 or a valence lower than in a corresponding ferric compound.
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ferrous

(ˈfɛrəs)
adj
(Minerals) of or containing iron in the divalent state; designating an iron (II) compound
[C19: from ferri- + -ous]
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fer•rous

(ˈfɛr əs)

adj.
of or containing iron, esp. in the bivalent state.
[1860–65; < Latin ferr(um) iron + -ous]
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fer·rous

(fĕr′əs)
Containing iron, especially iron with a valence of 2. Compare ferric.
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Adj.1.ferrous - of or relating to or containing iron
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Translations

ferrous

[ˈferəs] ADJferroso
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ferrous

[ˈfɛrəs] adj [metal] → ferreux/euse
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ferrous

adjEisen-; ferrous chlorideEisenchlorid nt
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ferrous

[ˈfɛrəs] adjferroso/a
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ferrous

adj ferroso; — sulfate sulfato ferroso
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