monohydric

[ mon-uh-hahy-drik ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈhaɪ drɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

(especially of alcohols and phenols) monohydroxy.

Nearby words

  1. monogynoecial,
  2. monogyny,
  3. monohull,
  4. monohybrid,
  5. monohydrate,
  6. monohydric alcohol,
  7. monohydroxy,
  8. monoicous,
  9. monoid,
  10. monokine

Origin of monohydric

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

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British Dictionary definitions for monohydric

monohydric

/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈhaɪdrɪk) /

adjective

another word for monohydroxy, esp when applied to alcohols
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