- of or derived from lauric acid.
Origin of lauric
1870–75; < Latin laur(us) laurel + -ic
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Laurin (Trilaurin) may be prepared synthetically from glycerol and lauric acid.The Handbook of Soap Manufacture
W. H. Simmons