ferric acetate


ferric acetate
noun
: either of two acetates of iron used chiefly in the textile industry as mordants and formerly in medicine as tonics:
a. : the normal acetate Fe(C2H3O2)3 known best in solution
b. : a basic acetate Fe(OH)(C2H3O2)2 obtained as brownish red scales or powder

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