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succinic

[suh k-sin-ik] /səkˈsɪn ɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or obtained from amber.
2.
Chemistry. of or derived from succinic acid.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < French succinique < Latin succin(um), sūcinum amber + French -ique -ic
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succinic

/sʌkˈsɪnɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or obtained from amber
2.
of, consisting of, containing, or derived from succinic acid
Word Origin
C18: from French succinique, from Latin succinum amber
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