trichloride

[ trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]

nounChemistry.
  1. a chloride having three atoms of chlorine, as ferric chloride, FeCl3.

Origin of trichloride

1
First recorded in 1860–65; tri- + chloride

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British Dictionary definitions for trichloride

trichloride

/ (traɪˈklɔːraɪd) /


noun
  1. any compound that contains three chlorine atoms per molecule

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