arsenious arsenious


  • (adj) relating to compounds in which arsenic is trivalent


  1. One day a disgruntled and sulking yellow girl flavors the family tea with a dash of king's yellow, or orpiment, an arsenious pigment.
  2. In 1922 he cunningly waved away poisoned clairs sent to him by mail, soon afterwards mistook some arsenious chocolate creams for an expected gift.
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