manganous definition

  • adjective:
    • Relating to bivalent manganese or even to a compound containing bivalent manganese.
    • Containing manganese with its +2 oxidation state.
    • Of, regarding, designating, those compounds of manganese where the factor has less valence as compared with manganic substances.
  • others:
    • Containing manganese: in chemistry, specifically applied to compounds by which each manganese atom is undoubtedly having a maximum quantivalence of two. Compare manganic.

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