montanic acid


mon·​tan·​ic acid
: a crystalline fatty acid C27H55COOH or C28H57COOH found free or in the form of esters in montan wax, beeswax, and other natural waxes

Word History


montan (wax) + -ic

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“Montanic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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