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Adjective: mercurous  mur-kyu-rus or mur'kyûr-us
  1. (chemistry) of or containing mercury
    "The exact colour of pure mercurous iodide has long been known not to be exactly like that under which the officinal salt presents itself in the market";
    - mercuric

Encyclopedia: Mercurous