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propionic

[ proh-pee-on-ik, -oh-nik ]
/ ˌproʊ piˈɒn ɪk, -ˈoʊ nɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.
of or derived from propionic acid.
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Origin of propionic

1840–50; pro-2 + Greek pion- (stem of píōn) fat + -ic
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