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- n. An acid amide derivative of tartaric acid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An acid amide derivative of tartaric acid, obtained as a white crystalline substance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless compound, H2NCOCH(OH)-CH(OH)CONH2, prepared by saturating ethyl tartrate with ammonia. It forms rhombic crystals.
tartro- + amide (Wiktionary)