Definition of levopimaric acid
: 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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