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cinnamic acid

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noun cin·nam·ic acid \sə-ˈna-mik-\

Definition of cinnamic acid

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

cinnamic acid

noun cin·nam·ic acid

Medical Definition of cinnamic acid

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




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