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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ferrous  \Fer"rous\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  ferreux  See  {Ferreous}.]  (Chem.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  derived  from  iron;  --  especially  used  of 
  compounds  of  iron  in  which  the  iron  has  its  lower  valence; 
  as  ferrous  sulphate. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ferrous 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  containing  iron  [syn:  {ferric}] 




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