adipic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adeps (lard, fat).

Adjective[edit]

adipic (not comparable)

  1. (organic chemistry) Pertaining to, or derived from, fatty or oily substances; applied to certain acids obtained from fats by the action of nitric acid.
  2. (organic chemistry) Of, or derived from adipic acid.

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