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cinnamic


cinnamic


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cinnamic  \Cin*nam"ic\,  a.  [From  {Cinnamon}.]  (Chem.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  obtained  from  cinnamon. 
 
  {Cinnamic  acid}  (Chem.),  a  white,  crystalline,  odorless 
  substance.  {C6H5.C2H2C2H2.CO2H},  formerly  obtained  from 
  storax  and  oil  of  cinnamon,  now  made  from  certain  benzene 
  derivatives  in  large  quantities,  and  used  for  the 
  artificial  production  of  indigo.