sinapic acid

noun si·nap·ic acid \sə̇ˈnapik-\

Definition of sinapic acid

  1. :  a yellow crystalline phenolic unsaturated acid HO(CH3O)2C6H2CH=CHCOOH that is related structurally both to cinnamic acid and to pyrogallol and obtained by hydrolysis of sinalbin

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Origin and Etymology of sinapic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary sinap- (in sinapine) + -ic

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