malolactic


ma·lo·lac·tic

adjective \ˌma-lō-ˈlak-tik, ˌmā-\

Definition of MALOLACTIC

:  relating to or involved in the bacterial conversion of malic acid to lactic acid in wine <malolactic fermentation>

Origin of MALOLACTIC

malic + -o- + lactic
First Known Use: 1908

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: maloo climber
Previous Word in the Dictionary: malojillo
All Words Near: malolactic

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up malolactic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).