Definition of pyroacid in English:

pyroacid

noun

Chemistry
  • An acid obtained from another acid by the action of heat, as by destructive distillation. Compare pyro-.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From pyro- + acid.

Pronunciation

pyroacid

/ˌpʌɪrəʊˈasɪd/