Definition of vulpinic acid
: a yellow crystalline compound C19H14O5 occurring in various lichens (as Cetraria vulpina) and also made synthetically : the methyl ester of pulvinic acid
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Origin and Etymology of vulpinic acid
vulpinic International Scientific Vocabulary vulpin- (from New Latin vulpina —specific epithet of Cetraria vulpina —, from feminine of Latin vulpinus vulpine) + -ic; vulpic from New Latin vulpina + English -ic
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