ricinoleic

[ ris-uh-noh-lee-ik, -noh-lee-ik ]
/ ˌrɪs ə noʊˈli ɪk, -ˈnoʊ li ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

of or derived from ricinoleic acid.

Nearby words

  1. richter, conrad,
  2. richter, sviatoslav,
  3. richthofen,
  4. richweed,
  5. ricin,
  6. ricinoleic acid,
  7. ricinolein,
  8. ricinus oil,
  9. rick,
  10. rickenbacker

Origin of ricinoleic

1840–50; < Latin ricin(us) castor-oil plant + oleic

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Examples from the Web for ricinoleic

  • Associated words: ricinoleic, ricinolein, ricinus, Palma Christi.

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