from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, a lactone.
  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the oxidation of milk sugar (lactose).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a lactone.


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  • Some lactonic aromachemicals are coconutty, some have a vanilla vibe, and some are kinda cheesy.

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  • Unlike the pandanus leaf Pandanus amaryllifolius, a close relative with a lactonic, rice-like flavor, kewra bears the fragrant markings of rose, musk, sandalwood and champaca.

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  • Its bright, lactonic floralcy is boosted by the use of terpeneless patchouli sourced from Laboratoires Monique Rémy now owned by International Flavors and Fragrances.

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  • In perfumery, L’Artisan Parfumer’s Premier Figuier is an example of a perfectly pitched, fruity lactonic harmony—the creamy essence beneath the fig's skin shares center stage with the fruit's lush and refreshing interior.

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  • I also seen that lactonic motherfucker Todds got some special snow machine he made that's like an ice skate crossed with a snow machine he calls it an ice machine.

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