arachic

arachidic

[ar-uh-kid-ik]
adjective Chemistry.
of or derived from arachidic acid.
Also, arachic [uh-rak-ik] .


Origin:
1850–55; arachid- (< Neo-Latin, stem of Arachis the groundnut genus, irregular < Greek arakís, diminutive of árakas a leguminous plant, probably Lathyrus arnuus) + -ic

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