from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In chem., a prefix indicating that the substance named contains oxygen. In almost all cases it is chemically synonymous with
hydroxy-, which is to be preferred.
- Wet; soft; spongy: applied to land.
- Of or pertaining to an ox; resembling an ox; bovine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A compound containing
- A compound containing the
hydroxyl group, more properly designated by hydroxy-. See hydroxy-.
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- prefix Concerning
Sharp, keen, acute, pungent, acid
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From the Ancient Greek ὀξύς (oxus, "sharp").
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