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sylvic acid

[ sil-vik ]

noun

, Chemistry.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sylvic acid1

1830–40; < French sylvique < Latin silv ( a ) a wood + French -ique -ic

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Example Sentences

The most probable view is that it is the anhydride of sylvic acid, which is probably C20H30O2.

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