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2. An acetic acid solution of a drug.
1. (Pathology) another name for vinegar
2. (Elements & Compounds) a solution that has dilute acetic acid as solvent
a preparation having vinegar or dilute acetic acid as the solvent.
[< Latin: vinegar]
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|Noun||1.||acetum - a dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug)|
|2.||acetum - sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative|
condiment - a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments"
chili vinegar - fiery vinegar flavored with chili peppers
cider vinegar - vinegar made from cider
wine vinegar - vinegar made from wine