oxamic acid

noun
ox·am·ic acid | \(ˈ)äk¦samik-\

Definition of oxamic acid 

: a high-melting crystalline acid NH2COCOOH intermediate between oxalic acid and oxamide : the monoamide of oxalic acid

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History and Etymology for oxamic acid

oxamic from French oxamique, from oxam- (from oxamide) + -ique -ic

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