Meaning of aloetic acid in English:

aloetic acid

noun

rare Chemistry
  • A yellow, crystalline, acidic compound prepared from aloes, forming purple-red solutions in boiling water.

    Aloetic acid is a nitrated derivative of anthraquinone; C₁₅H₆N₄O₁₃.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Magazine. After French acide aloétique.