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acetum

[ uh-see-tuhm ]
/ əˈsi təm /
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noun
a preparation having vinegar or dilute acetic acid as the solvent.
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Origin of acetum

<Latin: vinegar; cf. aceto-
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British Dictionary definitions for acetum

acetum
/ (əˈsiːtəm) /

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

Word Origin for acetum

Latin
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