Citraconic Cit`ra*con"ic, a. [Citric + aconitic.] Pertaining to, derived from, or having certain characteristics of, citric and aconitic acids. [1913 Webster]

{Citraconic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, {C3H4(CO2H)2}, obtained by distillation of citric acid. It is a compound of the ethylene series. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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