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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A salt of hypophosphorous acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any salt of hypophosphorous acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of hypophosphorous acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a salt obtained by the union of hypophosphorous acid with a salifiable base.


hypo- +‎ phosphite (Wiktionary)



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