oxonium compound

oxonium compound

[ok-soh-nee-uhm]
noun Chemistry.
a salt formed by the reaction of an acid with an organic compound containing a basic oxygen atom.

Origin:
ox- + Neo-Latin -onium (abstracted from ammonium)

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oxonium compound or oxonium salt (ɒkˈsəʊnɪəm)
 
n
chem any of a class of salts derived from certain organic ethers or alcohols by adding a proton to the oxygen atom and thus producing a positive ion (oxonium ion)
 
oxonium salt or oxonium salt
 
n

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