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Meaning of citric by Wiktionary Dictionary

citric


    Adjective

    citric

    1. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon .

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Explanation of citric by Wordnet Dictionary

citric


    Adjective
    1. of or related to citric acid



    Definition of citric by GCIDE Dictionary

    citric


    1. Citric a. [Cf. F. citrique. See Citron.] ( Chem. ) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon; as, “citric acid”.

      Citric acid ( Chem. ), an organic acid, C3H4OH.( CO2H )3, extracted from lemons, currants, gooseberries, etc., as a white crystalline substance, having a pleasant sour taste.