dicarboxylic acid

[ dahy-kahr-bok-sil-ik, -kahr- ]
/ daɪˈkɑr bɒkˈsɪl ɪk, -ˌkɑr- /

noun Chemistry.

any of the organic compounds that contain two carboxyl groups.

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British Dictionary definitions for dicarboxylic acid

dicarboxylic acid
/ (daɪˌkɑːbɒkˈsɪlɪk) /

noun

any carboxylic acid that contains two carboxyl groups per molecule
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