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- n. Any of several isomeric aliphatic carboxylic acids having twelve carbon atoms; but especially n-dodecanoic acid (lauric acid)
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- n. a crystalline fatty acid occurring as glycerides in natural fats and oils (especially coconut oil and palm-kernel oil)
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