from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex acid, C7H8O4, obtained as a white crystalline substance by a modified oxidation of terebic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, a colorless compound, (CH3)2-, prepared by the action of water on a-chlorterebinic acid at 140° C.


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