hypophosphorous

[ hahy-puh-fos-fer-uh s, -fos-fawr-uh s, -fohr- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈfɒs fər əs, -fɒsˈfɔr əs, -ˈfoʊr- /

adjective

of or derived from hypophosphorous acid.

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Origin of hypophosphorous

First recorded in 1810–20; hypo- + phosphorous
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