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Topic: COMPOUNDS

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: chloroforme, from Greek chloro- ( CHLOROFLUOROCARBON) + French formyle 'chemical group that contains formic acid'

chloroform

noun
     
chlor‧o‧form [uncountable]
a liquid that makes you become unconscious if you breathe it
chloroform verb [transitive]
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