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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex tribasic organic acid, C3H5.(CO2H)3 occurring naturally in unripe beet roots, and produced artificially from glycerin as a white crystalline substance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having three carboxylic groups.

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