Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Noting benzoic acid in which hydroxyl takes the place of a hydrogen atom.

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

  • adjective (Chem.) Hydroxybenzoic; pertaining to, or designating, any one of several hydroxyl derivatives of benzonic acid, of which the commonest is salicylic acid.

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  • adjective chemistry, archaic hydroxybenzoic

Etymologies

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oxy- +‎ benzoic

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