monohydric

[ mon-uh-hahy-drik ]

adjectiveChemistry.
  1. (especially of alcohols and phenols) monohydroxy.

Origin of monohydric

1
First recorded in 1855–60; mono- + hydr(oxyl) + -ic

Words Nearby monohydric

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British Dictionary definitions for monohydric

monohydric

/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈhaɪdrɪk) /


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

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