ricinoleic

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

adjective Chemistry.

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.

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