syringic acid

noun

sy·​rin·​gic acid
sə̇ˈrinjik-
: 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

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary syringin + -ic

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“Syringic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syringic%20acid. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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