Definition of oxyhydrocarbon in English:

oxyhydrocarbon

noun

Chemistry
  • An organic compound containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in its molecules; specifically a carbohydrate.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Tomlinson (1808–1897), science teacher and writer. From oxy- + hydrocarbon.

Pronunciation

oxyhydrocarbon

/ˌɒksɪˈhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˌkɑːb(ə)n//ˌɒksɪˌhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈkɑːb(ə)n/