polyhydric

adjective
poly·​hydric | \ "+ \

Definition of polyhydric

1 archaic : containing more than one atom of acid hydrogen
2 : polyhydroxy used especially of alcohols and phenols

History and Etymology for polyhydric

poly- + -hydric

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“Polyhydric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyhydric. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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