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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Oxymuriatic \Ox`y*mu`ri*at"ic\, a. [Oxy (a) + muriatic: cf. F. oxymuriatique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, oxygen and muriatic acid, that is, hydrochloric acid. [Archaic.] [1913 Webster] Oxymuriatic acid, chlorine, formerly so called on the supposition that it was a compound of oxygen and muriatic acid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]