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arachidic

[ar-uh-kid-ik]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. of or derived from arachidic acid.
Also a·rach·ic [uh-rak-ik] /əˈræk ɪk/.

Origin of arachidic

1850–55; arachid- (< New Latin, stem of Arachis the groundnut genus, irregular < Greek arakís, diminutive of árakas a leguminous plant, probably Lathyrus arnuus) + -ic
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