orsellic

Orsellic

Or*sel"lic\, a. [From F. orseille archil. See Archil.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in certain lichens, and called also lecanoric acid. [Formerly written also orseillic.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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