cresotic acid

noun cre·sot·ic acid \krə̇ˈsätik-\

Definition of cresotic acid

  1. :  any of 10 isomeric acids CH3C6H3(OH)COOH derived from the cresols; hydroxy-toluic acid

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Origin and Etymology of cresotic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary cresotic (from cresot-—probably irregular from creosote—+ -ic) + acid

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