[ ris-uh-noh-lee-ik, -noh-lee-ik ]
/ ˌrɪs ə noʊˈli ɪk, -ˈnoʊ li ɪk /
of or derived from ricinoleic acid.
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Origin of ricinoleic
1840–50; <Latin ricin(us) castor-oil plant + oleic
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Associated words: ricinoleic, ricinolein, ricinus, Palma Christi.Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming