Definition of nitrosochloride
: any of a class of crystalline compounds obtained by the action of nitrosyl chloride or of alkyl nitrites and hydrochloric acid on unsaturated hydrocarbons (as terpenes) and characterized by the grouping >CCl−C(NO)< or >CCl−C(=NOH)<
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Origin and Etymology of nitrosochloride
nitros- + chloride
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