Ox`y*mu`ri*at"ic (?), a. [Oxy- (a) + muriatic: cf. F. oxymuriatique.] Chem.

Pertaining to, or consisting of, oxygen and muriatic acid, that is, hydrochloric acid.

[Archaic.]

Oxymuriatic acid, chlorine, formerly so called on the supposition that it was a compound of oxygen and muriatic acid. [Obs.]

 

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