bromoform

noun bro·mo·form

Definition of bromoform

plural -s
:a colorless heavy liquid compound CHBr3 that is similar to chloroform in properties and methods of preparation and is used chiefly in separating minerals (as in assaying) and in organic synthesis; tribromo-methane

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Origin and Etymology of bromoform

borrowed from French bromoforme, from bromo-bromo- + -forme (in chloroforme1chloroform)


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