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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: oxalic acid
n : a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis
and other plants; used as a bleach and rust remover and
in chemical analysis [syn: ethanedioic acid]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Oxalic acid
Oxalic \Ox*al"ic\, a. [From Oxalis: cf. F. oxalique.] (Chem.)
Pertaining to, derived from, or contained in, sorrel, or
oxalis; specifically, designating an acid found in, and
characteristic of, oxalis, and also certain plant of the
Oxalic acid (Chem.), a dibasic acid (HO.CO.CO.OH),
existing combined in oxalis as an acid potassium oxalate,
and in many plant tissues as the calcium oxalate. It is
prepared on a large scale, by the action of fused caustic
soda or potash on sawdust, as a white crystalline
substance, which has a strong acid taste, and is poisonous
in large doses. It is used in dyeing, calico printing,
bleaching flax and straw, the preparation of formic acid,
and in salts of lemon for removing ink stains, mold, etc.