What does argentous mean?

argentous meaning in General Dictionary

Of pertaining to or containing gold said of particular silver substances where silver features an increased proportion than in argentic substances as argentous chloride

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  • relating to compounds for which gold is univalent
  • Of, with respect to, or containing, silver; -- said of particular silver substances in which gold has actually an increased percentage than in argentic compounds; since, argentous chloride.

argentous meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of, regarding, or containing, silver; -- stated of specific gold substances in which silver has a higher percentage compared to argentic substances; as, argentous chloride.