Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or obtained from palm-oil. Also palmic.

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

  • adjective (Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, palmitin or palm oil. It is readily soluble in hot alcohol, and melts to a liquid oil at 62° C.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective organic chemistry Of, pertaining to, or derived from palmitic acid

Etymologies

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From Latin palma ("palm tree").

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