agathic acid

noun agath·ic acid \ə-ˈga-thik-\

Definition of agathic acid

  1. :  a crystalline diterpenoid dibasic acid C18H28(COOH)2 obtained from Manila copal and from kauri

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Origin and Etymology of agathic acid

New Latin Agathis + English -ic

First Known Use: circa 1937

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