cacodyl oxide


Definition of cacodyl oxide

  1. :  a heavy oily liquid (AsC2H6)2O that has a repulsive odor and is obtained by distilling arsenic trioxide with potassium acetate

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Origin and Etymology of cacodyl oxide

International Scientific Vocabulary cacodyl + oxide; originally formed as German kakodyloxyd

First Known Use: 1842

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