from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to an acid that can donate more than one proton to a base.
- adj. Of or relating to a base that can accept more than one proton.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of an acid (or a base) that can donate (or accept) more than one proton; polybasic
poly- + prot(on) + -ic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
In this course, it is only important to understand the titration of polyprotic acids qualitatively.