polyhydric definition by Webster's New World
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containing more than one hydroxyl group (OH) in the molecule
Origin: poly- plush hydr(oxyl) plush -ic
polyhydric definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Containing at least two hydroxyl groups.
polyhydric - Medical Definition
Containing more than one hydroxyl group.