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perboric acid

[ per-bawr-ik, -bohr- ]
/ pərˈbɔr ɪk, -ˈboʊr- /
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noun Chemistry.
a hypothetical acid, HBO3, known only in the form of its salts.
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Origin of perboric acid

First recorded in 1880–85; per- + boric acid
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