phocenic

Phocenic

Pho*cen"ic\, a. [Gr. ? a porpoise.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to dolphin oil or porpoise oil; -- said of an acid (called also delphinic acid) subsequently found to be identical with valeric acid. --Watts.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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