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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the acrylic series, obtained by the distillation of terpenylic acid, as an only substance having a peculiar cheesy odor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, a colorless liquid, C7H12O2, prepared by the distillation of terpenylic acid. It has an odor of valeric and capric acids, and boils at 218° C.

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