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tiglic

[tig-lik]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. of or derived from tiglic acid.
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Also tig·lin·ic [ti-glin-ik] /tɪˈglɪn ɪk/.

Origin of tiglic

1870–75; < New Latin tigl(ium) croton-oil plant (said to be < Greek tîl(os) watery excrement + New Latin -ium -ium) + -ic
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Historical Examples

  • When the alkaloid is boiled with hydrochloric acid, tiglic acid is formed, and a ruby red mass.

    Poisons: Their Effects and Detection

    Alexander Wynter Blyth

  • According to Ahrens, angelic acid is first formed, and then converted into tiglic acid.