piperic acid

noun

pi·​per·​ic acid
(ˈ)pī¦|perik-,
pə̇ˈ|
: a crystalline unsaturated acid (CH2O2)C6H3(CH=CH)2COOH formed by hydrolysis of piperine

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary piper- (from Latin piper pepper) + -ic

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“Piperic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piperic%20acid. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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