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malic

[ mal-ik, mey-lik ]
/ ˈmæl ɪk, ˈmeɪ lɪk /
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adjective

pertaining to or derived from apples.
Chemistry. of or derived from malic acid.

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Origin of malic

First recorded in 1790–1800; from French malique, from Latin māl(um) “apple” + French -ique adjective suffix. See -ic
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