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Meaning of cinnamic acid

cinnam'ic ac'id

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, CHO, usually obtained from cinnamon or synthesized: used chiefly in the manufacture of perfumes and medicines.
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