Definition of subchloride
1 : a binary chloride containing a relatively small proportion of chlorine calomel is the subchloride of mercury
2 : a basic chloride (such as an oxychloride)
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Origin and Etymology of subchloride
International Scientific Vocabulary sub- + chloride
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