XeronicXe*ron"ic\, a. [Gr. ? dry + citraconic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C8H12O4, related to fumaric acid, and obtained from citraconic acid as an oily substance having a bittersweet taste; -- so called from its tendency to form its anhydride.
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|