Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to ricinoleic acid or its derivatives

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, a fatty acid analogous to oleic acid, obtained from castor oil as an oily substance, C18H34O3 with a harsh taste. Formerly written ricinolic and formerly referred to as palmic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as ricinolic.

Etymologies

From Ricinus (castor plant) + oleic (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.