oenanthic acid

noun
oe·​nan·​thic acid | \ (ˈ)ē¦nan(t)thik- \

Definition of oenanthic acid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an acid or mixture of acids obtained by hydrolysis of an oenanthic ester

oenanthic acid

Definition of oenanthic acid (Entry 2 of 2)

variant spelling of

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History and Etymology for oenanthic acid

Noun

International Scientific Vocabulary oenanth- (from Latin oenanthe wild grape) + -ic

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“Oenanthic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oenanthic%20acid. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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