from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to oxalic acid or its derivatives.
- adj. (rare) Of or pertaining to oxaluria.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, derived from, or contained in, sorrel, or oxalis; specifically, designating an acid found in, and characteristic of, oxalis, and also certain plant of the Buckwheat family.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to sorrel.
However, while there is considerable evidence for the translocation of photosynthetic products into the host corals, evidence regarding the benefits of the symbiosis for Crystalline deposits in Symbiodinium cells had long been misidentified as oxalic acid
The tenability of this view is suggested by the achievements of the synthetic chemists, who are able artificially to build up substances such as oxalic acid, indigo, salicylic acid, caffeine, and grape-sugar.
Not only do these vegetables contain high amounts of oxalic acid, they also add to the acidic burden of the bloodstream during stressful periods.
It has no pest problems since that oxalic acid is a great natural defense, and the yield is quite high because you can keep clipping it all spring, and harvest again in the fall.
An early spring green with brash lemony flavor that comes from an abundance of oxalic acid, it is a powerful addition to soups and sauces, and is tasty in salads when picked young.
Like spinach, lambsquarter contains oxalic acid, so be sure to get adequate calcium if you're ingesting a lot of this plant.
People with kidney stones should avoid large quantities since the body metabolizes vitamin C to produce oxalic acid.
High amounts of malic, citric, tartaric, oxalic and other organic acids combined with the enzymes catalase and peroxidase give honey its renowned antibacterial properties.
If your redwood darkens, you can often rejuvenate it by treating it with oxalic acid.
When choosing a redwood deck cleaner, I urge you to use oxalic acid or try a mild liquid dish soap and water.