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pentahydric

[ pen-tuh-hahy-drik ]
/ ˌpɛn təˈhaɪ drɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.
(especially of alcohols and phenols) pentahydroxy.
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Origin of pentahydric

First recorded in 1890–95; penta- + -hydric
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