sorbic acid

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Latin sorbum, the rowan or serviceberry

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sorbic acid (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) an unsaturated aliphatic carboxylic acid, CH3.CH:CH.CH:CH.COOH, found in Rowan berries, and used as a preservative

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