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hex- +‎ acid


hexacid ‎(not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Having six atoms or radicals capable of being replaced by acids; hexatomic; hexavalent.
    Mannitol is a hexacid alcohol.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.