succinic

succinic

[suhk-sin-ik]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or obtained from amber.
2.
Chemistry. of or derived from succinic acid.

Origin:
1780–90; < French succinique < Latin succin(um), sūcinum amber + French -ique -ic

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succinic (sʌkˈsɪnɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or obtained from amber
2.  of, consisting of, containing, or derived from succinic acid
 
[C18: from French succinique, from Latin succinum amber]

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