zirconyl

noun
zir·​co·​nyl | \ -kənᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of zirconyl

: the bivalent radical ZrO consisting of zirconium and oxygen zirconyl chloride is the oxychloride ZrOCl2

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History and Etymology for zirconyl

International Scientific Vocabulary zircon- + -yl

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“Zirconyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zirconyl. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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