from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the distillation of terebic acid, and homologous with citraconic acid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an acid, a colorless compound, HOCOC(CH2COOH):C(CH3)2, prepared by the action of sodium on ethyl terebate. It forms lustrous prisms or large triclinic crystals, and melts and decomposes at 161–163°C.
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