levopimaric acid

noun le·vo·pimaric acid

Definition of levopimaric acid

  1. :  a crystalline levorotatory resin acid C19H29COOH occurring especially in oleoresins from pine trees and isomerizing readily to abietic acid on heating or treatment with acids

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Origin and Etymology of levopimaric acid

levopimaric International Scientific Vocabulary lev- + pimaric (in pimaric acid)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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