lecanoric acid

noun lec·a·no·ric acid \¦lekə¦nōrik-, -nȯrik-\

Definition of lecanoric acid

  1. :  a crystalline phenolic acid C15H13O5COOH obtained from lichens

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Origin and Etymology of lecanoric acid

International Scientific Vocabulary lecanor- (from New Latin Lecanora) + -ic


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