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lauric

lauric


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lauric  \Lau"ric\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  or  derived  from  the  European  bay  or  laurel 
  ({Laurus  nobilis}). 
 
  {Lauric  acid}  (Chem.),  a  white,  crystalline  substance, 
  {C12H24O2},  resembling  palmitic  acid,  and  obtained  from 
  the  fruit  of  the  bay  tree,  and  other  sources.