from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an acid, a colorless compound. C9H10O6, prepared by the action of concentrated hydrochloric acid on citric acid at 200° C. It forms small crystals, probably of the monoclinic system, and melts at 199–200° C.
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