cinnamic acid
noun Etymology: French cinnamique of cinnamon, from cinname cinnamon, from Latin cinnamomum Date: circa 1864 a white crystalline odorless acid C9H8O2 found especially in cinnamon oil and storax

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  • 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

  • cinnamic acid — sə̇ˈnamik also ˈsinəmik noun Etymology: French cinnamique, from cinnam + ique ic : a white crystalline odorless acid C6H5CH:CHCOOH found especially in cinnamon oil and storax and made synthetically for preparing esters for perfumes * * * Chem. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cinnamic acid — Obtained from cinnamon oil, Peruvian and tolu balsams, or storax. It has been used in lupus as paint and in infectious diseases to promote leukocytosis. SYN: cinnamylic acid, phenylacrylic acid. * * * cinnamic acid n a white crystalline odorless… …   Medical dictionary

  • cinnamic acid — cinamono rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė C₆H₅CH=CHCOOH atitikmenys: angl. cinnamic acid rus. коричная кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – (E) 3 fenilpropeno rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cinnamic acid — noun The aromatic carboxylic acid CH CH=CH COOH obtained from cinnamon; it is used in perfumery etc …   Wiktionary

  • cinnamic acid — n. (Chemistry) white crystalline acid that has no odor and is used in the perfume industry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cinnamic acid — /səˌnæmɪk ˈæsəd/ (say suh.namik asuhd) noun an aromatic, unsaturated acid, C6H5CH=CHCOOH, derived from cinnamon, balsams, etc., or by synthesis …   Australian English dictionary

  • cinnamic acid — Chem. a white, crystalline, water insoluble powder, C9H8O2, usually obtained from cinnamon or synthesized: used chiefly in the manufacture of perfumes and medicines. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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