Definition of arsenious in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ɑːˈsiːnɪəs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


Of arsenic with a valency of three; of arsenic(III). Compare with arsenic.
Example sentences
  • It has high ability to adsorb the water-soluble arsenious and arsenic acids and Pb ion.
  • In one embodiment of the invention, the reactions are conducted in solid state with the lithium source and arsenious trioxide both being taken in the form of solids.
  • The solution in the beaker was evaporated to dryness, in doing so the arsenious oxide was volatilized, possibly as arsenious chloride.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ar¦seni|ous

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.