Hexacid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hexacid (Chem) Having six atoms or radicals capable of being replaced by acids; hexatomic; hexavalent; -- said of bases; as, mannite is a hexacid base.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hexacid Used, in contrast with hexabasic, to denote that a substance is capable of combining with six equivalents of an acid.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hex-, + acid,