stearic

adjective stear·ic \ (ˈ)stē¦arik , ˈstir- \

Definition of stearic

1 :relating to, obtained from, or resembling stearin or tallow
2 :of or relating to stearic acid or its derivatives
  • stearic esters

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Origin and Etymology of stearic

French stéarique, from Greek stear fat, tallow + French -ique -ic


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