from The Century Dictionary.
- Noting a hypothetical acid, known only in the form of its salts or anhydrid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C8H12O4, related to fumaric acid, and obtained from citraconic acid as an oily substance having a bittersweet taste; -- so called from its tendency to form its anhydride.
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- adjective Relating to
xeronic acidor its derivatives
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From xero- + -ic
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