ethanedioic acid

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ethanedioic acid (ˌiːθeɪndaɪˈəʊɪk, ˌɛθ-)
 
n
the technical name for oxalic acid
 
[C20: from ethane + di-1 + -o- + -ic]

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ethanedioic acid

noun
a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants; used as a bleach and rust remover and in chemical analysis [syn: oxalic acid
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