acetum

[uh-see-tuh m]
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noun

a preparation having vinegar or dilute acetic acid as the solvent.

Nearby words

  1. acetophenetidin,
  2. acetophenone,
  3. acetose,
  4. acetostearin,
  5. acetous,
  6. acetyl,
  7. acetyl chloride,
  8. acetyl coa,
  9. acetyl coenzyme a,
  10. acetyl group

Origin of acetum

< Latin: vinegar; cf. aceto-

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British Dictionary definitions for acetum

acetum

noun

another name for vinegar
a solution that has dilute acetic acid as solvent

Word Origin for acetum

Latin

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