hydrosulfite

or hy·dro·sul·phite

[ hahy-druh-suhl-fahyt ]
/ ˌhaɪ drəˈsʌl faɪt /
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noun Chemistry.

Origin of hydrosulfite

First recorded in 1860–65; hydrosulf(urous) + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrosulphite

hydrosulphite

/ (ˌhaɪdrəʊˈsʌlfaɪt) /

noun

another name (not in technical usage) for dithionite

Word Origin for hydrosulphite

C20: from hydrosulph (urous) + -ite ²
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