- (especially of alcohols and phenols) dihydroxy.
Origin of dihydric
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Hydrogen sulphide, Dihydric sulphide, Hydric sulphide; Hydrosulphuric acid.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
- (of an alcohol) containing two hydroxyl groups per molecule
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