from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing any of the three unsaturated dicarboxylic acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively citraconic, itaconic, and mesaconic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Obtained by subjecting citric acid to the action of heat.


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