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trihydric

[ trahy-hahy-drik ]
/ traɪˈhaɪ drɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

(especially of alcohols and phenols) trihydroxy.

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Origin of trihydric

First recorded in 1865–70; tri- + -hydric
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British Dictionary definitions for trihydric

trihydric

trihydroxy (ˌtraɪhaɪˈdrɒksɪ)

/ (traɪˈhaɪdrɪk) /

adjective

(of an alcohol or similar compound) containing three hydroxyl groups
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