geranic acid

noun
ge·​ran·​ic acid | \ jəˈranik- \

Definition of geranic acid

: a liquid unsaturated acid C9H15COOH formed by oxidation of citral or geraniol

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History and Etymology for geranic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary geraniol + -ic

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“Geranic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geranic%20acid. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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