Acetic Definition

ə-sētĭk
adjective
Of, like, containing, or producing acetic acid or vinegar.
Webster's New World

Origin of Acetic

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

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin acētum vinegar acetum

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

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