lupulic acid

lu·​pu·​lic acid | \ ləˈpyülik- \
variants: or lupulinic acid \ ¦lüpyə¦linik-​ \

Definition of lupulic acid

: either of two acidic compounds obtained from lupulin:
a : humulone
b : lupulon

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History and Etymology for lupulic acid

lupulic from lupul- (from lupulin) + -ic; lupulinic from lupulin + -ic

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“Lupulic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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