- of or derived from oxalic acid.
Origin of oxalic
Examples from the Web for oxalic
Historical Examples of oxalic
She cleans my straw hat with oxalic acid, which I have bought for her.
While I am at Brighton she kills herself and the baby with what is left of the oxalic acid.
The brush should be destroyed after use, as oxalic acid is poisonous.
Rust or ink stains can be removed with a solution of oxalic acid.Manual of Military Training
James A. Moss
Fleury has proposed a titration by oxalic acid as follows:—2 grms.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
Word Origin and History for oxalic
1791, from French oxalique (1787, Lavoisier), from Latin oxalis "sorrel," from Greek oxalis, from oxys "sharp" (see acrid). So called because it occurs in sorrel.