acetic ester


Definition of acetic ester

: any ester of acetic acid especially : ethyl acetate

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First Known Use of acetic ester

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Acetic ester.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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