from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to itaconic acid or its derivatives

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C5H6O4, which is obtained as a white crystalline substance by decomposing aconitic and other organic acids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, a colorless compound, HOCOCH:C(CH3)COOH, formed by the hydration of citraconic anhydrid at 150° C. It crystallizes in rhombic octahedra, melts at 161° C., and is closely related to citraconic and mesaconic acids.


Derived from an anagram of aconitic. (Wiktionary)


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