cerotic-acid

cerotic acid

noun
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, odorless wax, C 26 H 52 O 2 , usually obtained from beeswax or carnauba wax.


Origin:
1860–65

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cerotic acid (sɪˈrɒtɪk)
 
n
another name (not in technical usage) for hexacosanoic acid

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