Vulpic
Vulpic Vul"pic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid obtained from a lichen ({Cetraria vulpina}) as a yellow or red crystalline substance which on decomposition yields pulvinic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • vulpic — vul·pic …   English syllables

  • vulpic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • vulpic acid — noun see vulpinic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cetraria vulpina — Vulpic Vul pic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid obtained from a lichen ({Cetraria vulpina}) as a yellow or red crystalline substance which on decomposition yields pulvinic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vulpinic — Vul*pin ic, a. (Chem.) Same as {Vulpic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pulvic acid — ˈpəlvik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pulvic, anagram of vulpic : pulvinic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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