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linoleic

[lin-l-ee-ik, li-noh-lee-ik] /ˌlɪn lˈi ɪk, lɪˈnoʊ li ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or derived from linoleic acid.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Greek lín(on) flax + oleic
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  • Reduce your intake of linoleic acid found in margarine, butter, and dairy products.

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