from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A colorless crystalline dibasic acid, HOOC(CH2)6COOH, used in the manufacture of plastics.
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- n. an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid, (CH2)6(COOH)2, obtained from cork; used in the manufacture of plastics
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- n. a dicarboxylic acid found in cork
French subérique, from Latin sūber, cork.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)