arachic acid

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arach·ic ac·id (ə-rakґik) arachidic acid.

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  • arachic acid — noun see arachidic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • arachic — adj. of or derived from arachidic acid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Arachidic acid — Arachidic acid …   Wikipedia

  • arachidic acid — A fatty acid contained in peanut oil, butter, and other fats. SYN: arachic acid, n eicosanoic acid, n icosanoic acid. [Arachis, fr. G. arakis, leguminous weed] * * * ar·a·chid·ic acid .ar ə .kid ik n a white crystalline saturated fatty acid… …   Medical dictionary

  • ar|a|chin — «AR uh kihn», noun. a glyceryl ester of arachic acid. ╂[< arach(ic) in] …   Useful english dictionary

  • arachidic — /ar euh kid ik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from arachidic acid. Also, arachic /euh rak ik/. [1850 55; arachid ( < NL, s. of Arachis the groundnut genus, irreg. < Gk arakís, dim. of árakas a leguminous plant, prob. Lathyrus arnuus) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • arachidic — /ar euh kid ik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from arachidic acid. Also, arachic /euh rak ik/. [1850 55; arachid ( < NL, s. of Arachis the groundnut genus, irreg. < Gk arakís, dim. of árakas a leguminous plant, prob. Lathyrus arnuus) + IC] * *… …   Useful english dictionary

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