punicic acid

noun
pu·​nic·​ic acid | \pyüˈnisik-\

Definition of punicic acid 

: a crystalline unsaturated fatty acid C4H9(CH=CH)3(CH2)7COOH that is a geometrical isomer of eleostearic acid and is obtained from oil of pomegranate

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History and Etymology for punicic acid

Latin punicum pomegranate + English -ic

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