lupulic acid

noun lu·pu·lic acid \ləˈpyülik-\
variants: or

lupulinic acid


Definition of lupulic acid

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

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Origin and Etymology of lupulic acid

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

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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