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cinnamic acid

cinnamic acid

noun cin·nam·ic acid \sə-ˈna-mik-\

Definition of CINNAMIC ACID

:  a white crystalline odorless acid C9H8O2 found especially in cinnamon oil and storax

Origin of CINNAMIC ACID

French cinnamique of cinnamon, from cinname cinnamon, from Latin cinnamomum
First Known Use: circa 1864

cinnamic acid

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CINNAMIC ACID

:  a white crystalline odorless acid C9H8O2 found especially in cinnamon oil and storax

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