• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Iodous (Chem) Pertaining to, or containing, iodine. See -ouschemical suffix).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • iodous In chem., related to, containing, or resembling iodine. Iodous oxid and iodous acid are terms which by analogy would be given to compounds containing less oxygen than iodic oxid or acid, but no such substances are known.
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