combining form

Definition of ACET-

:  acetic acid :  acetic <acetyl>

Variants of ACET-

acet- or aceto-

Origin of ACET-

French & Latin; French acét-, from Latin acet-, from acetum vinegar; akin to Latin acēre to be sour, acer sharp — more at edge


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