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hydroperoxide

[ hahy-droh-puh-rok-sahyd ]
/ ˌhaɪ droʊ pəˈrɒk saɪd /
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noun
any chemical compound having the general formula, ROOH, where R is an element or an organic group.
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Origin of hydroperoxide

First recorded in 1920–25; hydro-2 + peroxide
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