Meaning of ACETIC in English

əˈsēd.ik, -ētik, -ēk also aˈ- or -se- adjective

Etymology: probably from French acétique, from Latin acetum sour wine, vinegar, from acēre to be sour, from acer sharp — more at edge

: relating to or producing acetic acid or vinegar

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