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hypophosphorous

[hahy-puh-fos-fer-uh s, -fos-fawr-uh s, -fohr-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈfɒs fər əs, -fɒsˈfɔr əs, -ˈfoʊr-/
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1.
of or derived from hypophosphorous acid.
Origin of hypophosphorous
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; hypo- + phosphorous
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