adjective Chemistry.
of or derived from citric acid.

1790–1800; citr(us) + -ic Unabridged
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citric (ˈsɪtrɪk)
of or derived from citrus fruits or citric acid

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Example sentences
While malty and firm on the palate, with vanilla notes from the wood, it exudes
  huge herbal and citric hop notes in the nose.
Some ingredients were benign, such as citric acid and instant coffee.
Citric acid rots you teeth so another penny for anything with citric acid in it.
The formula uses citric acid and an enzyme derived from papaya fruit.
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