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VALERIC ACID

 Dictionary entry overview: What does valeric acid mean? 

VALERIC ACID (noun)
  The noun VALERIC ACID has 1 sense:

1. a clear liquid carboxylic acid used in perfumes and drugs

  Familiarity information: VALERIC ACID used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VALERIC ACID (noun)


Sense 1valeric acid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A clear liquid carboxylic acid used in perfumes and drugs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

pentanoic acid; valeric acid

Hypernyms ("valeric acid" is a kind of...):

carboxylic acid (an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups)


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