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Meaning of aconitic by Wiktionary Dictionary



    aconitic ( not comparable )

    1. Of or pertaining to aconite .
    2. Of or pertaining to aconitic acid .


Definition of aconitic by GCIDE Dictionary


  1. Aconitic a.
    1. Of or pertaining to aconite.

    2. ( Chem. ) Pert. to or designating a crystalline tribasic acid, C6H6O6, obtained from aconite and other plants. It is a carboxyl derivative of itaconic acid. Both the natural forma from plants and the form prepared chemically have the trans-configuration. It is used in the manufacture of itaconic acid ( propylene dicarboxylic acid ). MI11

    Syn. -- 1-propene-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid, equisetic acid, citridic acid, achilleic acid