benzoic

[ ben-zoh-ik ]

adjectiveChemistry.
  1. of or derived from benzoin or benzoic acid.

Origin of benzoic

1
First recorded in 1785–95; benzo(in)1 + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for benzoic

benzoic

/ (bɛnˈzəʊɪk) /


adjective
  1. of, containing, or derived from benzoic acid or benzoin

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