toluic acid[tō lo̵̅o̅′ik, täl′yo̵̅o̅ ik]
toluic acid definition by Webster's New World
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any of four isomeric acids, CHCHCOOH, carboxyl derivatives of toluene, used in the manufacture of various resins, in organic synthesis, etc.
toluic acid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of three isomeric acids, C8H8O2, derived from toluene.
Origin: tolu(ene) + -ic.