depside

[dep-sahyd, -sid]

Origin of depside

1905–10; < Greek déps(ein) to tan, soften + -ide
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British Dictionary definitions for depside

depside

noun
  1. any ester formed by the condensation of the carboxyl group of one phenolic carboxylic acid with the hydroxyl group of another, found in plant cells

Word Origin for depside

C20: deps-, from Greek depsein to knead + -ide
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