from The Century Dictionary.
- Containing four carbon atoms.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C3H3.CO2H, of the acetylene series, homologous with propiolic acid, obtained as a white crystalline substance.
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(oleic and erucic acids); and such as are homologues of tetrolic acid