roccellic acid

noun
roc·​cel·​lic acid | \ rōˈchelik- \

Definition of roccellic acid

: a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C17H32O4 derived from succinic acid and found in various lichens (as Roccella tinctoria)

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History and Etymology for roccellic acid

roccellic International Scientific Vocabulary roccell- (from New Latin Roccella) + -ic

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“Roccellic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roccellic%20acid. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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