variants: or halo-

Definition of hal-

1 : salt halophyte
2 [International Scientific Vocabulary, from halogen] : halogen halide

History and Etymology for hal-

French, from Greek, from hals — more at salt

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“Hal-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hal-. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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