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ferulic acid

[ fuh-roo-lik ]
/ fəˈru lɪk /

noun Chemistry.

a compound, C10H10O4, found in small amounts in lants, that occurs in two isomers, one a yellow oily liquid and the other crystalline.

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Nearby words

fertilize, fertilizer, fertilizin, ferula, ferule, ferulic acid, ferv., fervency, fervent, fervently, fervid

Origin of ferulic acid

First recorded in 1875–80; ferul(a) + -ic
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