acet-

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aceto-

Definition of acet-

  1. :  acetic acid :  acetic acetyl

Origin and Etymology 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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