PimelicPi*mel"ic\, a. [Gr. ? fat.] (Chem.) (a) Pertaining to, or designating, a substance obtained from certain fatty substances, and subsequently shown to be a mixture of suberic and adipic acids. (b) Designating the acid proper (C5H10(CO2/H)2) which is obtained from camphoric acid.
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|