[ok-si-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]

noun Chemistry.

a compound having oxygen and chlorine atoms bonded to another element, as bismuth oxychloride, BiOCl.

Origin of oxychloride

First recorded in 1855–60; oxy-2 + chloride
Related formsox·y·chlo·ric, adjective
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