Acetic meaning

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Of, relating to, or containing acetic acid or vinegar.
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Of, like, containing, or producing acetic acid or vinegar.
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Relating to or containing acetic acid or vinegar.
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(organic chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or producing vinegar.
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(organic chemistry) Of or pertaining to acetic acid or its derivatives.
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Origin of acetic

  • From Latin acētum vinegar acetum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French acétique, from Latin acetum (“vinegar”), from acere (“to be sour”).

    From Wiktionary