Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a toluic acid or its derivatives

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, one of three metameric acids, CH3.C6H4.CO2H, which are related to toluene and analogous to benzoic acids. They are white crystalline substances, and are called respectively orthotoluic acid, metatoluic acid, and paratoluic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or produced from tolu.

Etymologies

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From toluene + -ic

Examples

  • Similar results are obtained when cresotinic acid (hydroxy-toluic acid), OH. C_6H_3.

    Synthetic Tannins

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