diglycolic acid

or di·gly·col·lic acid

[dahy-glahy-kol-ik,]
noun Chemistry.
  1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C4H6O5, used chiefly in the manufacture of resins and plasticizers.

Origin of diglycolic acid

First recorded in 1870–75; di-1 + glycolic
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