pentoxide

noun
pent·​ox·​ide | \ pent-ˈäk-ˌsīd How to pronounce pentoxide (audio) \

Definition of pentoxide

: an oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in the molecule

First Known Use of pentoxide

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pentoxide was in 1851

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“Pentoxide.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pentoxide. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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pentoxide

noun
pent·​ox·​ide | \ pent-ˈäk-ˌsīd How to pronounce pentoxide (audio) \

Medical Definition of pentoxide

: an oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in the molecule — see iodine pentoxide

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