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citric

[si-trik] /ˈsɪ trɪk/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
of or derived from citric acid.
Origin of citric
1790-1800
1790-1800; citr(us) + -ic
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citric

/ˈsɪtrɪk/
adjective
1.
of or derived from citrus fruits or citric acid
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Word Origin and History for citric
adj.

1800, from Modern Latin citricum (in acidum citricum "citric acid," discovered by Scheele in 1784; see citrus + -ic. The classical adjective was citreus.

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