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Definition of "aceto" [aceto]

  • A prefix to names of chemical compounds, signifying the presence of acetic acid or acetyl radical. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "aceto" in a sentence
  • "The concentrated cotto mosto is then inoculated with a "mother of vinegar", a batch of vinegar alive with a culture of aceto-bacteria."
  • "This would prevent the aceto bacterias from getting in there and turning my mash into apple cider vinegar, and it would keep out undesirable yeasts as well."
  • "The highest quality aceto balsamico is closer to a condiment than a normal vinegar and needs no herbs or spices to make its flavor shine."