follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

salicylic

[sal-uh-sil-ik] /ˌsæl əˈsɪl ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or derived from salicylic acid.
Origin
1830-1840
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for salicylic

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for salicylic

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for salicylic