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succinic

[suh k-sin-ik]
adjective
  1. pertaining to or obtained from amber.
  2. Chemistry. of or derived from succinic acid.
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Origin of succinic

1780–90; < French succinique < Latin succin(um), sūcinum amber + French -ique -ic
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succinic

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or obtained from amber
  2. of, consisting of, containing, or derived from succinic acid
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Word Origin for succinic

C18: from French succinique, from Latin succinum amber
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