hexahydric

[ hek-suh-hahy-drik ]
/ ˌhɛk səˈhaɪ drɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

(especially of alcohols and phenols) hexahydroxy.

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Origin of hexahydric

First recorded in 1880–85; hexa- + -hydric
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