from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, an isomeric modification of ricinoleic acid obtained as a white crystalline solid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Related to ela├»din; derived from castor-oil.


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  • This acid combines with two atoms of bromine or iodine, and is converted by nitrous acid into the isomeric ricinelaidic acid, which melts at

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