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A poisonous, colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C2H2O4, found in many plants, such as spinach, and used as a bleach and rust remover.
[Latin oxalis, wood sorrel; see oxalis + -ic.]
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless poisonous crystalline dicarboxylic acid found in many plants: used as a bleach and a cleansing agent for metals. Formula: (COOH)2. Systematic name: ethanedioic acid
[C18: from French oxalique, from Latin oxalis garden sorrel; see oxalis]
ox•al′ic ac′id(ɒkˈsæl ɪk)
a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous acid, H2C2O4∙2H2O, used chiefly for bleaching, as a cleanser, and as a laboratory reagent.
A poisonous, crystalline acid found in a number of plants. It is used for many industrial purposes, including rust removal and bleaching.
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|Noun||1.||oxalic acid - a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants; used as a bleach and rust remover and in chemical analysis|
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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n. ácido oxálico.