tetracid

[ te-tras-id ]
/ tɛˈtræs ɪd /

noun Chemistry.

a base or alcohol containing four hydroxyl groups.

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Origin of tetracid

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British Dictionary definitions for tetracid

tetracid
/ (tɛˈtræsɪd) /

adjective

(of a base) capable of reacting with four molecules of a monobasic acid
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