Carboxylic-acid meaning

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An organic acid that contains one or more carboxyl groups.
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An organic acid containing one or more carboxyl groups. Carboxylic acids often have names ending in –oic acid, such as benzoic acid. Amino acids, fatty acids, and many other important organic compounds are carboxylic acids.
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(organic chemistry) Any of a class of organic compounds containing a carboxyl functional group.
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