designating or of compounds in which selenium has a higher valence than in corresponding selenous compounds: usually containing tetravalent or hexavalent selenium
Origin of selenicselen(ium) + -ic
Of, relating to, or containing selenium.
(comparative more selenic, superlative most selenic)
From Ancient Greek Î£ÎµÎ»Î®Î½Î· (SelÄ“nÄ“) + -ic