Definition of pyroterebic in English:

pyroterebic

Pronunciation /ˌpʌɪrə(ʊ)təˈrɛbɪk/

adjective

  • "pyroterebic acid" an unsaturated, oily carboxylic acid, prepared by distilling terebic acid.

    Systematic name: 4-methyl-3-pentene-1-carboxylic acid; (CH₃)₂C=CHCH₂COOH.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist.