oxychloride

[ ok-si-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]
/ ˌɒk sɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

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

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Origin of oxychloride

First recorded in 1855–60; oxy-2 + chloride

OTHER WORDS FROM oxychloride

ox·y·chlo·ric, adjective
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