ferulic acid

play
noun fe·ru·lic acid \fə-ˈrü-lik-\

Definition of ferulic acid

  1. :  a white crystalline acid that is structurally related to vanillin and is obtained especially from plant sources (such as aspen bark)

Origin and Etymology of ferulic acid

ferula


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ferulic acid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to fight against or to call in question

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!