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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Being a compound of oxygen and muriatic acid: formerly applied to chlorin. See oxymuriate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.), Archaic. Pertaining to, or consisting of, oxygen and muriatic acid, that is, hydrochloric acid.
  • adjective [Obs.] chlorine, formerly so called on the supposition that it was a compound of oxygen and muriatic acid.

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  • adjective chemistry, obsolete Pertaining to, or consisting of, oxygen and hydrochloric acid.

Etymologies

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oxy- +‎ muriatic: compare French oxymuriatique.

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