agarinic acid


ag·​a·​rin·​ic acid
: the free acid that is held to occur in agar

called also agaric acid

Word History


agar + -in + -ic

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agarinic acid was in 1945

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“Agarinic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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