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cerotic acid

noun
1.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, odorless wax, C 26 H 52 O 2 , usually obtained from beeswax or carnauba wax.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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cerotic acid

/sɪˈrɒtɪk/
noun
1.
another name (not in technical usage) for hexacosanoic acid
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