Abietic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Abietic Of or pertaining to the fir tree or its products; as, abietic acid, called also sylvic acid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • abietic Of or pertaining to trees of the genus Abies; derived from the fir.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Abietic pertaining to trees of the genus Abies
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

The constituents of rosin are chiefly (80-90%) abietic acid or its anhydride together with pinic and sylvic acids.
"Soap-Making Manual" by E. G. Thomssen
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