1890, in the meaning defined above
ali- (in aliphatic) + cyclic entry 1, after German alicyclisch (later alizyklisch)
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“Alicyclic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alicyclic. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.
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