percarbonic acid

noun per·carbonic acid \¦pər, ¦per+...-\

Definition of percarbonic acid

  1. :  any of three peroxy acids derived from carbonic acid and known only in the form of their salts and esters; especially :  the peroxy-di-carbonic acid H2C2O6 —called also peroxycarbonic acid —not used systematically

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Origin and Etymology of percarbonic acid

per- + carbonic


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