Dephlogisticated Muriatic Acid

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Chlor - History
... He called it "dephlogisticated muriatic acid air" since it is a gas (then called "airs") and it came from hydrochloric acid (then known as "muriatic acid") ... chlorine as an element, mistakenly thinking that it was the oxide obtained from the hydrochloric acid (see phlogiston theory) ... At the time, common chemical theory was any acid is a compound that contains oxygen (still sounding in the German and Dutch names of oxygen sauerstoff or zuurstof, both translating into English as acid ...