pinic acid


pi·​nic acid
: a crystalline dicarboxylic acid HOOCC6H10CH2COOH formed by oxidation of pinonic acid

Word History


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

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“Pinic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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