Sesquioxide

Ses`qui*ox"ide

(?), n. [Sesqui- + oxide.] (Chem.) An oxide containing three atoms of oxygen with two atoms (or radicals) of some other substance; thus, alumina, Al2O3 is a sesquioxide.
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Ses*quip"e*dal

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Ses`qui*pe*da"li*an

(?), } a. [Sesqui- + pedal: cf. F. sesquipdal, L. sesquipedalis.] Measuring or containing a foot and a half; as, a sesquipedalian pygmy; -- sometimes humorously applied to long words.
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Ses`qui*pe*da"li*an*ism

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Ses*quip"e*dal*ism

(?), } n. Sesquipedality.
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