sebacic acid


se·ba·cic acid

noun \si-ˈba-sik-, ˌsē-, -ˈbā-\

Definition of SEBACIC ACID

:  a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C10H18O4 used especially in the manufacture of synthetic resins

Origin of SEBACIC ACID

French (acide) sébacique, from Latin sebaceus
First Known Use: 1790

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