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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj.
  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc; zincic.
  • adj. Hence, formerly, basic, basylous, as opposed to chlorous.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the positive pole of a galvanic battery; electro-positive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to zinc, or to the negative pole of a voltaic battery.

Etymologies

zinc +‎ -ous (Wiktionary)

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