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coumarin or cumarin (ˈkuːmərɪn)
 
n
a white vanilla-scented crystalline ester, used in perfumes and flavourings and as an anticoagulant. Formula: C9H6O2
 
[C19: from French coumarine, from coumarou tonka-bean tree, from Spanish cumarú, from Tupi]
 
cumarin or cumarin
 
n
 
[C19: from French coumarine, from coumarou tonka-bean tree, from Spanish cumarú, from Tupi]
 
'coumaric or cumarin
 
adj
 
'cumaric or cumarin
 
adj

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Coumaric acids are organic compounds that are hydroxy derivatives of cinnamic acid.
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