benzoic 1791, from BENZOIN (Cf. benzoin) + -IC (Cf. -ic).

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  • benzoic — BENZÓIC, benzoici, adj. (În sintagma) Acid benzoic = substanţă cristalină, albă, extrasă din răşini naturale sau fabricată sintetic şi întrebuinţată în industria coloranţilor, a medicamentelor etc. [pr.: zo ic] – Din fr. benzoïque. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Benzoic — Ben*zo ic (b[e^]n*z[=o] [i^]k), a. [Cf. F. benzo[ i]que.] Pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin. [1913 Webster] {Benzoic acid}, or {flowers of benzoin}, a peculiar vegetable acid, {C6H5.CO2H}, obtained from benzoin, and some other balsams, by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • benzoic — [ben zō′ik] adj. [ BENZO(IN) + IC] Archaic of or derived from benzoin …   English World dictionary

  • benzoic — adj. containing or derived from benzoin or benzoic acid. Phrases and idioms: benzoic acid a white crystalline substance used as a food preservative. Usage: Chem. formula: C7H6O2. Etymology: BENZOIN + IC …   Useful english dictionary

  • benzoic — /ben zoh ik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from benzoin or benzoic acid. [1785 95; BENZO(IN)1 + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • benzoic — adjective a) Pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin. b) Derived from benzoic acid or its derivatives. See Also: benzaldehyde, benzoate, benzocaine, benzofuran, benzol, benzoyl …   Wiktionary

  • benzoic — Relating to or derived from benzoin …   Medical dictionary

  • benzoic — ben|zoic Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • benzóic — adj. m., pl. benzóici; f. sg. benzóicã, pl. benzóice …   Romanian orthography

  • benzoic — ben·zo·ic || ben zəʊɪk adj. derived from benzoin (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

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