palmitic

[ pal-mit-ik, pahl-, pah-mit- ]
/ pælˈmɪt ɪk, pɑl-, pɑˈmɪt- /

adjective Chemistry.

of or derived from palmitic acid.

Origin of palmitic

From the French word palmitique, dating back to 1855–60. See palm2, -ite1, -ic
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