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arachidic

[ ar-uh-kid-ik ]
/ ˌær əˈkɪd ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.
of or derived from arachidic acid.
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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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