- Pertaining to zinc, or to the negative pole of a voltaic battery.
- Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc; zincic.
- Hence, formerly, basic, basylous, as opposed to <contr>chlorous</contr>.
- Of or pertaining to the positive pole of a galvanic battery; electro-positive.
- Of, pertaining to, or containing, <xref>zinc</xref>.