oxyphilic

adjective
oxy·​phil·​ic | \ ˌäk-si-ˈfi-lik How to pronounce oxyphilic (audio) \

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First Known Use of oxyphilic

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oxyphilic

Greek oxys acidic + English -phil — more at oxygen

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The first known use of oxyphilic was in 1893

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“Oxyphilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxyphilic. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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oxyphilic

adjective
oxy·​phil·​ic | \ ˌäk-si-ˈfil-ik How to pronounce oxyphilic (audio) \
variants: also oxyphil or oxyphile

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