from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as lecanoric.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in certain lichens, and called also lecanoric acid.


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  • On the other hand, the constitution of the simpler natural tannoids is known to a greater or less extent; of these, lecanoric acid (Lecanorsäure) is the best known, being an ester anhydride of orsellic acid (a dihydroxytoluylic acid).

    Synthetic Tannins


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