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Meaning of arachidic acid

ar'achid'ic ac'id

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, CHO, obtained from peanut oil: used chiefly in the manufacture of lubricants, plastics, and waxes.
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