borohydride

[ bawr-uh-hahy-drahyd, -drid, bohr- ]
/ ˌbɔr əˈhaɪ draɪd, -drɪd, ˌboʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

any of the class of compounds containing the group BH4−, as sodium borohydride, used chiefly as reducing agents.

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Origin of borohydride

First recorded in 1935–40; boro- + hydride
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