Cinnamic
Cinnamic Cin*nam"ic, a. [From {Cinnamon}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, cinnamon. [1913 Webster]

{Cinnamic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, odorless substance. {C6H5.C2H2C2H2.CO2H}, formerly obtained from storax and oil of cinnamon, now made from certain benzene derivatives in large quantities, and used for the artificial production of indigo. [1913 Webster]


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  • cinnamic — [sə nam′ik] adj. 1. of or derived from cinnamon 2. designating a white, crystalline, organic acid, C6H5·CH:CH·COOH, produced from benzaldehyde: the corresponding aldehyde gives oil of cinnamon its characteristic flavor and odor …   English World dictionary

  • cinnamic — Relating to cinnamon. * * * cin·nam·ic sə nam ik adj obtained or derived from cinnamon oil or cinnamic acid <cinnamic aldehyde> …   Medical dictionary

  • cinnamic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to cinnamon b) Of or pertaining to cinnamic acid or its derivatives See Also: cinnamyl …   Wiktionary

  • cinnamic — /si nam ik, sin euh mik/, adj. of or obtained from cinnamon. [1880 85; CINNAM(ON) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • cinnamic — cin·nam·ic …   English syllables

  • cinnamic — cin•nam•ic [[t]sɪˈnæm ɪk, ˈsɪn ə mɪk[/t]] adj. of or obtained from cinnamon • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • cinnamic — /səˈnæmɪk/ (say suh namik) adjective of or obtained from cinnamon …   Australian English dictionary

  • cinnamic — /si nam ik, sin euh mik/, adj. of or obtained from cinnamon. [1880 85; CINNAM(ON) + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cinnamic acid — Cinnamic acid …   Wikipedia

  • Cinnamic acid — Cinnamic Cin*nam ic, a. [From {Cinnamon}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, cinnamon. [1913 Webster] {Cinnamic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, odorless substance. {C6H5.C2H2C2H2.CO2H}, formerly obtained from storax and oil of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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