<chemistry> An acid containing oxygen, as chloric acid or sulphuric acid; contrasted with the hydracids, which contain no oxygen, as hydrochloric acid. See Acid, and Hydroxy-.

Origin: Oxy- + acid.

(01 Mar 1998)

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