cumic acid

noun
cu·​mic acid | \ ˈkyümik- \

Definition of cumic acid

: a white crystalline acid (CH3)2CHC6H4COOH obtained by oxidation of cumin oil; p-isopropyl-benzoic acid

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History and Etymology for cumic acid

cum- + -ic

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“Cumic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cumic%20acid. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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