Definition of oxychloride in English:

oxychloride

(also oxichloride)

noun

Chemistry
  • A compound containing both oxygen and chlorine; specifically (a) a combined oxide and chloride; (b) = "chlorate".

Origin

Mid 19th century. From oxy- + chloride.

Pronunciation

oxychloride

/ˌɒksɪˈklɔːrʌɪd/