amic acid

am·​ic acid | \ ˈamik- \

Definition of amic acid

: a compound (as carbamic acid) that is both an amide and an acid

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First Known Use of amic acid

1861, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amic acid

amide + -ic

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“Amic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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