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[hahy-druh-klawr-ik, -klohr-] /ˌhaɪ drəˈklɔr ɪk, -ˈkloʊr-/

of or derived from .

1817, in hydrochloric acid (proposed 1814 by Gay-Lussac); see hydro- + chloric (see chlorine).


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