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- adj. Of or pertaining to oxamic acid or its derivatives
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid NH2.CO.CO.HO obtained as a fine crystalline powder, intermediate between oxalic acid and oxamide. Its ammonium salt is obtained by boiling oxamide with ammonia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Produced from acid ammonium oxalate by dehydration or the elimination of water, and in other ways: noting the monobasic acid so produced (C2O2.NH2OH).
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