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hydrochloric

[hahy-druh-klawr-ik, -klohr-] /ˌhaɪ drəˈklɔr ɪk, -ˈkloʊr-/
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1.
of or derived from hydrochloric acid.
Origin of hydrochloric
1810-1820
1810-20; hydro-2 + chloric
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adj.

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

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