protoxide

[ proh-tok-sahyd, -sid ]

nounChemistry.
  1. the one of a series of oxides having the smallest proportion of oxygen.

Origin of protoxide

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  • Also pro·tox·id [proh-tok-sid]. /proʊˈtɒk sɪd/.

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protoxide

/ (prəʊˈtɒksaɪd) /


noun
  1. the oxide of an element that contains the smallest amount of oxygen of any of its oxides

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