from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
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
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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).