alcoholytic

adjective
al·​co·​hol·​yt·​ic | \ ¦al-kə-ˌhȯ-¦li-tik, -ˌhä- \

Definition of alcoholytic

: of, relating to, or productive of alcoholysis

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First Known Use of alcoholytic

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Alcoholytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alcoholytic. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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