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adjective Chemistry.
  1. of or derived from permanganic acid.
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Origin of permanganic

First recorded in 1830–40; per- + manganic
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Examples from the Web for permanganic

Historical Examples of permanganic

  • All other permanganates, as well as permanganic acid itself, give solutions of the same color.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

    William McPherson

  • Manganese forms two unstable acids, namely, manganic acid and permanganic acid.

  • Permanganic acid is only known in solution or in a state of combination.