terebic acid

noun te·rebic acid \təˈrebik-, -rēbik-\

Definition of terebic acid

  1. :  a crystalline lactonic acid C7H10O4 obtained especially by the oxidation of turpentine oil; dimethyl-paraconic acid

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Origin and Etymology of terebic acid

Latin terebinthus terebinth + English -ic

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