a.1.(Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a dibasic acid of the oxalic series found in archil (Roccella tinctoria, etc.), and other lichens, and extracted as a white crystalline substance C17H32O4.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Salazinic acid and variolaric acid were obtained from Parmotrema tinctorum (Eifler-Lima, 2000) and Ochrolechia parella (Millot et al., 2007), respectively, and roccellic acid was from Roccella phycopsis (Parrot et al., 2014).