pyrolignite

noun
py·​ro·​lig·​nite

Definition of pyrolignite

: a crude acetate produced by treating pyroligneous acid with a metal or basic compound

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History and Etymology for pyrolignite

French, from pyroligneux + -ite

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“Pyrolignite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrolignite. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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