malolactic

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adjective ma·lo·lac·tic \ˌma-lō-ˈlak-tik, ˌmā-\

Definition of malolactic

  1. :  relating to or involved in the bacterial conversion of malic acid to lactic acid in wine <malolactic fermentation>

Origin and Etymology of malolactic

malic + -o- + lactic


First Known Use: 1908

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