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phosphite

[ fos-fahyt ]
/ ˈfɒs faɪt /
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noun Chemistry.
(loosely) a salt of phosphorous acid.
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Origin of phosphite

First recorded in 1790–1800; phosph- + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for phosphite

phosphite
/ (ˈfɒsfaɪt) /

noun
any salt or ester of phosphorous acid
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