Oxamic Ox*am"ic, a. [Oxalic + amido] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid {NH2.CO.CO.HO} obtained as a fine crystalline powder, intermediate between oxalic acid and oxamide. Its ammonium salt is obtained by boiling oxamide with ammonia. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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