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Pronunciation : Fu*mar"ic
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Pertaining to, or derived from, fumitory (Fumaria officinalis). Fumaric acid (Chem.), a widely occurring organic acid, exttracted from fumitory as a white crystallline substance, C2H2(CO2H)2, and produced artificially in many ways, as by the distillation of malic acid; boletic acid. It is found also in the lichen, Iceland moss, and hence was also called lichenic acid.

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Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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