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Of manganese with a valence of two.Compare with manganic
- ‘Here we wish to report briefly that we have found manganous phthalocyanine to differ in its behaviour from the other members of the series in a striking manner.’
- ‘This protection, transferred across evolutionary boundaries, was accompanied by increased MnSOD (manganous superoxide dismutase).’
- ‘Why is manganous sulfate used in dog food?’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.