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Wordnet 3.0


1. relating to or containing acetic acid;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Acetic \A*ce"tic\ (#; 277), a. [L. acetum vinegar, fr. acere to be sour.] (Chem.) (a) Of a pertaining to vinegar; producing vinegar; producing vinegar; as, acetic fermentation. (b) Pertaining to, containing, or derived from, acetyl, as acetic ether, acetic acid. The latter is the acid to which the sour taste of vinegar is due. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

acetic adj 1: relating to or containing acetic acid