succinic

[suh k-sin-ik]
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adjective

pertaining to or obtained from amber.
Chemistry. of or derived from succinic acid.

Nearby words

  1. successor,
  2. succinate,
  3. succinct,
  4. succinctly,
  5. succinctorium,
  6. succinic acid,
  7. succinite,
  8. succinylcholine,
  9. succinylcholine chloride,
  10. succinylcoenzyme a

Origin of succinic

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

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British Dictionary definitions for succinic

succinic

adjective

of, relating to, or obtained from amber
of, consisting of, containing, or derived from succinic acid

Word Origin for succinic

C18: from French succinique, from Latin succinum amber

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