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peroxyacid

[puh-rok-see-as-id] /pəˌrɒk siˈæs ɪd/
noun, Chemistry
1.
an acid derived from hydrogen peroxide and containing the –O–O– group, as peroxysulfuric acid, H 2 S 2 O 8 .
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; peroxy- + acid
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