salicylic

[ sal-uh-sil-ik ]
/ ˌsæl əˈsɪl ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

of or derived from salicylic acid.

Nearby words

  1. salicional,
  2. salicornia,
  3. salicylaldehyde,
  4. salicylamide,
  5. salicylate,
  6. salicylic acid,
  7. salicylism,
  8. salience,
  9. saliency,
  10. salient

Origin of salicylic

1830–40; < French salicyl the diatomic radical of salicylic acid (< Latin salic-, stem of salix willow + French -yl -yl; it was orig. derived from salicin) + -ic

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