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.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: phocal
Next Definition: phocenin
Words Near: phocenic
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for phocenic
More from
Search for articles containing phocenic
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature