haloform

noun
hal·​o·​form | \ ˈhaləˌfȯrm \

Definition of haloform

: a compound CHX3 (as chloroform) derived from methane by replacement of three atoms of hydrogen by halogen

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History and Etymology for haloform

hal- + -form (as in chloroform)

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“Haloform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haloform. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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