salicylic

salicylic

[sal-uh-sil-ik]
adjective Chemistry.
of or derived from salicylic acid.

Origin:
1830–40; < French salicyl the diatomic radical of salicylic acid (< Latin salic-, stem of salix willow + French -yl -yl; it was orig. derived from salicin) + -ic

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