ferulic acid

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

Origin of ferulic acid

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