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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Zincous \Zinc"ous\, a. 1. (Chem.) (a) Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc; zincic; as, zincous salts. (b) Hence, formerly, basic, basylous, as opposed to chlorous. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physics) Of or pertaining to the positive pole of a galvanic battery; electro-positive. [1913 Webster] zine