from The Century Dictionary.

  • Produced from acid ammonium oxalate by dehydration or the elimination of water, and in other ways: noting the monobasic acid so produced (C2O2.NH2OH).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective organic chemistry Of or pertaining to oxamic acid or its derivatives


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