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linoleic

linoleic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Linoleic  \Li*no"le*ic\  (l[i^]*n[=o]"l[-e]*[i^]k),  a. 
  Pertaining  to  or  derived  from  linoleum,  or  linseed  oil; 
  specifically  (Chem.),  designating  an  organic  acid,  a  thin 
  yellow  oil,  found  combined  as  a  salt  of  glycerin  in  oils  of 
  linseed,  poppy,  hemp,  and  certain  nuts.