fluoroacetic acid

noun
flu·​o·​ro·​acetic acid | \ "+…- \

Definition of fluoroacetic acid

: a poisonous crystalline acid FCH2COOH obtained from the gifblaar of southern Africa or made from chloroacetic acid

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History and Etymology for fluoroacetic acid

fluor- + acetic

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“Fluoroacetic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluoroacetic%20acid. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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