malonic

[ muh-loh-nik, -lon-ik ]
/ məˈloʊ nɪk, -ˈlɒn ɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

of or derived from malonic acid; propanedioic.

Origin of malonic

1855–60; < French malonique, alteration of malique malic
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