Glyceric acid(Chem.), an organic acid, obtained by the partial oxidation of glycerin, as a thick liquid. It is a hydroxyl derivative of propionic acid, and has both acid and alcoholic properties.

(Glut"ton*ize) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gluttonized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gluttonizing ] To eat to excess; to eat voraciously; to gormandize. Hallywell.

(Glut"ton*ous) a. Given to gluttony; eating to excess; indulging the appetite; voracious; as, a gluttonous age.Glut"ton*ous*ly, adv.Glut"ton*ous*ness, n.

(Glut"ton*y) n.; pl. Gluttonies [OE. glotonie, OF. glotonie, gloutonnie.] Excess in eating; extravagant indulgence of the appetite for food; voracity.

Their sumptuous gluttonies, and gorgeous feasts.

(Glyc"er*ate) n. (Chem.) A salt of glyceric acid.

(Gly*cer"ic) a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, glycerin.

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