pyromellitic acid

noun

py·​ro·​mellitic acid
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: a crystalline acid C6H2(COOH)4 that is formed by the distilling of mellitic acid; 1,2,4,5-benzene-tetracarboxylic acid

Word History

Etymology

pyromellitic International Scientific Vocabulary pyr- + mellitic

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“Pyromellitic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyromellitic%20acid. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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