Adjective "arsenious" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Of arsenic with a valency of three; of arsenic(III).
  1. 'Two candles were then made, each contained a drachm of arsenious acid; the vapour from these did not affect the guinea pigs.'
  2. 'The solution in the beaker was evaporated to dryness, in doing so the arsenious oxide was volatilized, possibly as arsenious chloride.'


1. arsenous.

More examples(as adjective)

"trioxides can be arsenious."

"oxides can be arsenious."