hypophosphite

[ hahy-puh-fos-fahyt ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈfɒs faɪt /

noun

a salt of hypophosphorous acid, as sodium hypophosphite, NaH2PO2.

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Origin of hypophosphite

First recorded in 1810–20; hypo- + phosphite
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British Dictionary definitions for hypophosphite

hypophosphite
/ (ˌhaɪpəˈfɒsfaɪt) /

noun

any salt of hypophosphorous acid
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