dihydric

[ dahy-hahy-drik ]
/ daɪˈhaɪ drɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

(especially of alcohols and phenols) dihydroxy.

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Origin of dihydric

First recorded in 1875–80; di-1 + -hydric
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British Dictionary definitions for dihydric

dihydric
/ (daɪˈhaɪdrɪk) /

adjective

(of an alcohol) containing two hydroxyl groups per molecule
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