/buy sul"fuyt/, n. Chem.
a salt of sulfurous acid, containing the HSO3- group; an acid sulfite; a hydrogen sulfite, as sodium bisulfite, NaHSO3.
Also, bisulphite.
[1885-90; BI-1 + SULFITE]

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