geranic acid

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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