trioxide

noun
tri·ox·ide | \ (ˌ)trī-ˈäk-ˌsīd \

Definition of trioxide 

: an oxide containing three atoms of oxygen

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The report listed three other products — aluminum ingots, ammonium paratungstate and tungsten trioxide — that Hongxiang sold to North Korea and that the United States Commerce Department considers to have possible civilian and nuclear uses. Jane Perlez And Chris Buckley, New York Times, "China Announces Inquiry Into Company Trading With North Korea," 20 Sep. 2016

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First Known Use of trioxide

1863, in the meaning defined above

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trioxide

noun
tri·ox·ide | \ (ˈ)trī-ˈäk-ˌsīd \

Medical Definition of trioxide 

: an oxide containing three atoms of oxygen

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