quinovaic acid\¦kwinə-, ¦vāik-\ or
Definition of quinovic acid
: a crystalline triterpene acid C30H46O5 obtained by hydrolysis of quinovin
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Origin and Etymology of quinovic acid
International Scientific Vocabulary quinov-, quinova-, chinov- (contraction of New Latin quina nova, china nova, tree whose bark yields quinovin, from quina, china + nova, feminine of Latin novus new) + -ic; originally formed as French kinovique
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