[mon-ok-sahyd, muh-nok-]
noun Chemistry.
an oxide containing one oxygen atom in each molecule.

1865–70; mon- + oxide Unabridged
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monoxide (mɒˈnɒksaɪd)
an oxide that contains one oxygen atom per molecule: carbon monoxide, CO

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monoxide mon·ox·ide (mə-nŏk'sīd')
An oxide with each molecule containing one oxygen atom.

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monoxide   (mə-nŏk'sīd')  Pronunciation Key 
A compound consisting of two elements, one of which is a single oxygen atom. Carbon monoxide, for example, contains a carbon atom bound to a single oxygen atom.
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