Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In chem., of a base, equivalent in combining capacity to an acid radical of valence greater than unity.

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

  • adjective (Chem.) Capable of neutralizing, or of combining with, several molecules of a monobasic acid; having more than one hydrogen atom capable of being replaced by acid radicals; -- said of certain bases.

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  • noun chemistry Any polybasic acid
  • adjective chemistry polybasic

Etymologies

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From poly- +‎ acid

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