<chemistry> Of, pertaining to resembling, or containing, manganese; specif, designating compounds in which manganese has a higher valence as contrasted with manganous compounds. Cf. Manganous. Manganic acid, an acid, H2MnO4, formed from manganese, analogous to sulphuric acid.

Origin: Cf. F. Manganique.

(01 Mar 1998)

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