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monohydric

[mon-uh-hahy-drik]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. (especially of alcohols and phenols) monohydroxy.
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Origin of monohydric

First recorded in 1855–60; mono- + hydr(oxyl) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for monohydric

monohydric

adjective
  1. another word for monohydroxy, esp when applied to alcohols
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