[ vuh-ler-ik, -leer- ]
/ vəˈlɛr ɪk, -ˈlɪər- /
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pertaining to or derived from valerian.
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Also va·le·ri·an·ic [vuh-leer-ee-an-ik]. /vəˌlɪər iˈæn ɪk/.
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How to use valeric in a sentence
By passing dry hydrochloric acid gas into an alcoholic solution of valeric acid.
Small quantities of valeric acid, higher alcohols, and odorous products were formed.Researches on Cellulose|C. F. Cross
According to recent experiments, it is identical with valeric acid.
British Dictionary definitions for valeric
/ (vəˈlɛrɪk, -ˈlɪərɪk) /
of, relating to, or derived from valerian
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