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
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oxy- + benzoic
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