Definitions

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  • adj. Having half as many (three) carboxyl radicals as mellitic acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having half as many (three) carboxyl radicals as mellitic acid; -- said of an organic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, a colorless compound, , sparingly soluble in water, from which it is deposited in needles, melting at 185° C.

Etymologies

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hemi- +‎ mellitic

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