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 and Etymology of cinnamic acid

French cinnamique of cinnamon, from cinname cinnamon, from Latin cinnamomum


First Known Use: circa 1864


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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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