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haloid

[ hal-oid, hey-loid ]
/ ˈhæl ɔɪd, ˈheɪ lɔɪd /
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adjective
Also hal·o·gen·oid [hal-uh-juh-noid, hey-luh-]. /ˈhæl ə dʒəˌnɔɪd, ˈheɪ lə-/. resembling or derived from a halogen.
noun
a haloid salt or derivative from a halogen.
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Origin of haloid

First recorded in 1835–45; hal- + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for haloid

haloid
/ (ˈhælɔɪd) chem /

adjective
resembling or derived from a halogena haloid salt
noun
a compound containing halogen atoms in its molecules; halide
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