pyroleic
Sebacic Se*bac"ic, a. [L. sebum tallow: cf. F. s['e]bacique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to fat; derived from, or resembling, fat; specifically, designating an acid (formerly called also {sebic}, and {pyroleic}, acid), obtained by the distillation or saponification of certain oils (as castor oil) as a white crystalline substance. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sebacic — Se*bac ic, a. [L. sebum tallow: cf. F. s[ e]bacique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to fat; derived from, or resembling, fat; specifically, designating an acid (formerly called also {sebic}, and {pyroleic}, acid), obtained by the distillation or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sebic — Sebacic Se*bac ic, a. [L. sebum tallow: cf. F. s[ e]bacique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to fat; derived from, or resembling, fat; specifically, designating an acid (formerly called also {sebic}, and {pyroleic}, acid), obtained by the distillation… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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