acid halide

noun
organic compounds containing the group -COX where X is a halogen atom
Syn: ↑acyl halide
Hypernyms: ↑organic compound
Hyponyms: ↑acetyl chloride, ↑ethanoyl chloride

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noun
: a halide (as an acid chloride) derived from an acid

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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