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citric

[ si-trik ]
/ ˈsɪ trɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

of or derived from citric acid.

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Origin of citric

First recorded in 1790–1800; citr(us) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for citric

citric
/ (ˈsɪtrɪk) /

adjective

of or derived from citrus fruits or citric acid
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