pinic acid

noun pi·nic acid \ˈpīnik, ˈpinik-\

Definition of pinic acid

  1. :  a crystalline dicarboxylic acid HOOCC6H10CH2COOH formed by oxidation of pinonic acid

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Origin and Etymology of pinic acid

pinic from French pinique, from pin pine (from Latin pinus) + -ique -ic — more at pine

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