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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Glyceric  \Gly*cer"ic\,  a.  (Chem.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  derived  from  glycerin. 
  {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.