lignoceric definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or pertaining to lignoceric acid or its derivatives
    • Pertaining to, or designating, an acid of formic acid show, based in the tar, wax, or paraffine obtained by distilling particular kinds of timber, due to the fact beech.
  • others:
    • Noting an acid, a colorless compound, C24H48O2, contained in beech-wood tar and in the saponification-products of earthnut-oil. It crystallizes in needles and melts at 80.5° C.
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