syringic acid

noun
sy·rin·gic acid | \ sə̇ˈrinjik- \

Definition of syringic acid 

: a crystalline phenolic acid HO(CH3O)2C6H2COOH obtained by decomposition especially of syringin and prepared by acid hydrolysis of the trimethyl ether of gallic acid

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History and Etymology for syringic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary syringin + -ic

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