cerotic acid

noun
ce·​ro·​tic acid | \sə-ˌrōt-ik-, -ˌrät- \

Medical Definition of cerotic acid 

: a solid fatty acid C26H52O2 occurring in waxes (as beeswax) and some fats

Learn More about cerotic acid

Share cerotic acid

Comments on cerotic acid

What made you want to look up cerotic acid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the figure or shape of a crescent moon

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!