Hypogaeic : Definition


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Definitions of Hypogaeic

Pronunciation : Hyp`o*gæ"ic
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Pref. hypo- + Gr. gai^a, gh^, earth.] (Chem.)
Definition : Defn: Pertaining to, or obtained from, the peanut, or earthnut (Arachis hypogæa). Hypogæic acid (Chem.), an acid in the oil of the earthnut, in which it exists as a glyceride, and from which it is extracted as a white, crystalline substance.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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