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  1. Haloid(adj)

    resembling salt; -- said of certain binary compounds consisting of a metal united to a negative element or radical, and now chiefly applied to the chlorides, bromides, iodides, and sometimes also to the fluorides and cyanides

  2. Haloid(noun)

    a haloid substance

  3. Origin: [Gr. "a`ls, "alo`s salt + -oid: cf. F. halode.]

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