Definition of lecanoric acid
: a crystalline phenolic acid C15H13O5COOH obtained from lichens
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of lecanoric acid
International Scientific Vocabulary lecanor- (from New Latin Lecanora) + -ic
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up lecanoric acid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).