peroxyacid

[puh-rok-see-as-id]

noun Chemistry.

an acid derived from hydrogen peroxide and containing the –O–O– group, as peroxysulfuric acid, H2S2O8.

Origin of peroxyacid

First recorded in 1960–65; peroxy- + acid
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