hydnocarpic acid

[hid-noh-kahr-pik, hid-]

Origin of hydnocarpic acid

1900–05; < Greek hýdno(n) truffle + karp(ós) fruit + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for hydnocarpic acid

hydnocarpic acid

noun
  1. a cyclic fatty acid occurring in the form of its glycerides in chaulmoogra oil. Formula: C 16 H 28 O 2

Word Origin for hydnocarpic acid

C20: from Greek hudnon truffle + karpos fruit + -ic
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