oleic

[oh-lee-ik, oh-lee-ik]
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adjective Chemistry.

pertaining to or derived from oleic acid.

Nearby words

  1. olefin,
  2. olefin fiber,
  3. olefin series,
  4. olefine,
  5. oleg,
  6. oleic acid,
  7. oleiferous,
  8. olein,
  9. olekma,
  10. olenek

Origin of oleic

1810–20; < Latin ole(um) oil + -ic

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