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malonic

[ muh-loh-nik, -lon-ik ]
/ məˈloʊ nɪk, -ˈlɒn ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.
of or derived from malonic acid; propanedioic.
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Origin of malonic

1855–60; <French malonique, alteration of maliquemalic
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