Definition of pinacolic in US English:

pinacolic

adjective

Chemistry
  • Of, relating to, or derived from pinacol or pinacolone; especially involving or designating a pinacol rearrangement.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From pinacol- + -ic.

Pronunciation

pinacolic

/pɪnəˈkɒlɪk/