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English Dictionary: aromatic vinegar by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Vinegar \Vin"e*gar\, n. [OE. vinegre, F. vinaigre; vin wine (L.
      vinum) + aigre sour. See {Wine}, and {Eager}, a.]
      1. A sour liquid used as a condiment, or as a preservative,
            and obtained by the spontaneous (acetous) fermentation, or
            by the artificial oxidation, of wine, cider, beer, or the
      Note: The characteristic sourness of vinegar is due to acetic
               acid, of which it contains from three to five per cent.
               Wine vinegar contains also tartaric acid, citric acid,
      2. Hence, anything sour; -- used also metaphorically.
                     Here's the challenge: . . . I warrant there's
                     vinegar and pepper in't.                     --Shak.
      {Aromatic vinegar}, strong acetic acid highly flavored with
            aromatic substances.
      {Mother of vinegar}. See 4th {Mother}.
      {Radical vinegar}, acetic acid.
      {Thieves' vinegar}. See under {Thief}.
      {Vinegar eel} (Zo[94]l.), a minute nematode worm ({Leptodera
            oxophila}, or {Anguillula acetiglutinis}), commonly found
            in great numbers in vinegar, sour paste, and other
            fermenting vegetable substances; -- called also {vinegar
      {Vinegar lamp} (Chem.), a fanciful name of an apparatus
            designed to oxidize alcohol to acetic acid by means of
      {Vinegar plant}. See 4th {Mother}.
      {Vinegar tree} (Bot.), the stag-horn sumac ({Rhus typhina}),
            whose acid berries have been used to intensify the
            sourness of vinegar.
      {Wood vinegar}. See under {Wood}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
      {Aromatic compound} (Chem.), one of a large class of organic
            substances, as the oils of bitter almonds, wintergreen,
            and turpentine, the balsams, camphors, etc., many of which
            have an aromatic odor. They include many of the most
            important of the carbon compounds and may all be derived
            from the benzene group, {C6H6}. The term is extended also
            to many of their derivatives.
      {Aromatic vinegar}. See under {Vinegar}.
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