Meaning of tiglic acid

tig'lic ac'id

Pronunciation: [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a slightly water-soluble, poisonous compound, CHO, derived from croton oil and occurring as a thick, syrupy liquid or in colorless crystals.
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