Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hydroxy_acid

1 sense of hydroxy acid

Sense 1
hydroxy acid -- (any acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself)
       => 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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